TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - The law offices of Juroviesky and Ricci LLP have
filed a class action lawsuit in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against
Iovate Health Sciences Inc. and MuscleTech Research and Development Inc., the
manufacturers and distributors of the Hydroxycut weight loss products.
The suit alleges widespread violations of various consumer protection
legislation and certain common law causes of action. Juroviesky and Ricci LLP
are seeking to pursue remedies against the Defendants for breaches under the
Consumer Protection Act and the Food and Drug Act, as well as for Negligence
and other claims based on the allegation that consumers were not made aware of
the potential health consequences of using Hydroxycut weight loss products.
For further details or to sign up as a class member, please see the
statement of claim on Juroviesky and Ricci's websites
www.hydroxycutclassaction.ca, www.hydroxycutclassactioncanada.com (these sites
should be active shortly) and/or www.jrclassactions.com. For more background
information, please see the Health Canada advisory regarding Hydroxycut
Note that the detailed statement of claim filed with the Ontario Superior
Court of Justice is the result of an extensive and independent investigation
conducted by Juroviesky and Ricci LLP. In respect of Canada, to the knowledge
of Juroviesky and Ricci LLP, no other statement of claim has been filed in
this matter against the Defendants and no other law firms, as at the time of
filing its statement of claim, represent plaintiffs in this litigation.
Because lawyers at Juroviesky and Ricci LLP have conducted a thorough
investigation on this matter, they are in a superior position to answer
questions about the claims alleged in the statement of claim, and can be
contacted to discuss this case through the telephone number and/or e-mail
address indicated below.
To be included as a lead or representative plaintiff on this matter, you
must meet certain legal requirements. If you would like to join this class
action as a lead or representative plaintiff, join as a class member, or
otherwise be included in the Hydroxycut Class Action database, please visit
the following website(s): www.hydroxycutclassaction.ca or
www.hydroxycutclassactioncanada.com, and provide us with the information
More information on this and other class actions can be found on the
Juroviesky and Ricci LLP Class Action website at www.jrclassactions.com.
For further information:
For further information: Juroviesky and Ricci LLP, Henry Juroviesky,
Tel: (416) 481-0718 Ext. 324, Fax: (416) 481-1792, Email: