CVS Supplement Labeling Claims Class Suit Reinstated By 1st Circuit Panel
(September 14, 2016, 1:10 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — A First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 6 reversed dismissal of a consumer’s class complaint accusing a pharmacy chain of misleading customers about the heart health benefits of its vitamin E supplement, finding that federal law does not preempt the plaintiff’s claim under New York’s consumer protection law (Ronda Kaufman, et al. v. CVS Caremark Corporation, et al., No. 16-1199, 1st Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 16350).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160916-020Z.)
CVS Pharmacy Inc. sells a CVS-brand vitamin E supplement with...