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Lipozene Class Action Lawsuit Calls Konjac Efficacy Into Question


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Lipozene LawsuitA complaint has been filed in California alleging that the maker of Lipozene diet drugs is making false and misleading claims about their product’s effectiveness. At issue is Lipozene’s key ingredient konjac root, which the company claims has the ability to ‘reduce pounds of body fat and weight without a change in lifestyle.’ According to the lawsuit, the research relied upon by the defendant is not reliable and does not substantiate the company’s claims about Lipozene.

Free Lipozene Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been misled by Lipozene claims, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer of Lipozene and we can help.

What’s the problem?

January 24, 2012 – The class action lawsuit, which was filed last week on behalf of plaintiff Martin Conde against Lipozene maker Obesity Research Institute LLC and DOES 1-25, claims that statements made about Lipozene are ‘false and misleading,’ and are not supported by evidence.

Specifically, the complaint alleges that the following claims made by the company are not supported by science:

  • ‘78% of each pound lost is pure body fat’
  • ’Lipozene guarantees you will lose weight and body fat’
  • ’Lipozene diet pills are backed by multiple clinical studies’
  • ‘Reduce pounds of body fat and weight without a change in lifestyle’

The lawsuit goes on to state, “In reality, no reliable clinical research or university testing can support the above claims. Those tests and studies purportedly relied upon by the defendant are not named or identified by the defendant nor are the universities or institutions that allegedly conducted them. … Defendant’s exaggerated and/or blatant misrepresentations regarding the efficacy of their products were designed to and did lead the plaintiff and others similarly situated to believe that the products were effective at providing weight loss and the reduction of fat.”

Although it repeatedly uses the phrase ‘clinically proven,’ Obesity Research Institute fails to cite any legitimate research backing this claim on the Lipozene website.

According to the website: “Glucomannan creates a sponge-like effect in the intestine, making you feel full and in turn reducing your caloric intake… Glucomannan assists in weight loss without the necessity for a diet or lifestyle change.”

The proposed lawsuit is intended to include any US citizen who purchased Lipozene supplements after April 1, 2011 through the date of trial in this action.

Do You Have a Lipozene Lawsuit?

The Product Liability & Defective Drug Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Lipozene lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new Lipozene cases in all 50 states.

Free Lipozene Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been misled by a Lipozene manufacturer, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Lipozene suit and we can help.

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