1st Circuit Upholds $3.75M Vibram Settlement

Mealey's (January 4, 2016, 4:32 PM EST) -- BOSTON — The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 31 rejected pleas by several objectors to overturn a $3.75 million settlement by Vibram USA Inc. and Vibram FiveFingersLLC that was granted final approval in January 2015 and ended two consolidated lawsuits accusing the footwear maker of misrepresenting that its products provide certain health benefits to wearers (Valerie Bezdek, et al. v. Vibram USA, Inc., et al., Nos. 15-1207 and 15-1208, Brian DeFalco v. Vibram USA. Inc., et al., No. 15-1209, 1st Cir.; 2015 U.S....
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