‘Astonishing Results’ Or ‘Outrageous’ Claims? Peter Thomas Roth Fighting Bicoastal Class Actions
Plaintiffs against the prestige, “clinical” skin-care company are targeting anti-aging claims on its Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair line and statements about hyaluronic acid’s ultra-moisturizing capabilities, used to market its Water Drench range. PTR faces false advertising class actions in California and New York federal courts, and the former case appears to be headed for trial.
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