Wilson v. Airborne Health, Inc.
Wilson v. Airborne Health, Inc. | U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Co-lead counsel in nationwide class action involving false-advertising and consumer-deception claims against seller of Airborne Effervescent Health Formula. Defendants marketed the product as a “Miracle Cold Buster” and claimed that the second-grade school teacher who “invented” Airborne actually discovered a cure for the common cold. Negotiated settlement agreement that created a cash fund of more than $23 million—then a record-setting amount for a false advertising case—which was used to reimburse consumers who purchased Airborne without the need for proof of purchase; remainder of funds distributed cy pres to non-profit organizations that benefit consumers nationwide.
Opposing Counsel: Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP