DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — Three consumers are suing a California fitness company, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.
Jeff Johnston of Michigan, John Sandviks of South Carolina and Tanner Kirchoff of Washington filed a class action complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Nov. 26 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against PhD Fitness LLC of Thousand Oaks, California, alleging the defendant made misleading claims regarding its supplements to consumers.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs sustained monetary damages from purchasing a falsely advertised supplement, Creatine HCL. The plaintiffs allege PhD Fitness says its product provides benefits proven by scientific claims when this is not true.
The plaintiffs seek trial by jury, actual damages, rescind the plaintiffs' purchases, statutory damages, restitution, court costs and interest, plus any further relief the court grants. They are represented by attorneys NIck Suciu III of Barbat, Mansour & Suciu PLLC in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and by Jonathan N. Shub of Kohn, Swift & Graf, P.C. in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Case number 2:16-cv-14152-LJM-SDD