Blasting a proposed settlement that would give the plaintiffs’ attorneys $1.2 million and consumers only injunctive relief, the watchdog group Truth in Advertising Inc. has filed a motion to oppose the deal cut with The Coca-Cola. Co. over alleged false advertising of its Glaceau Vitaminwater products.
Truth in Advertising Inc., a nonprofit consumer advocacy group based in Wilton, Conn., filed a motion Oct. 21 asking permission to file an amicus curiae brief objecting to the terms of settlement in Volz v. The Coca-Cola Co. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett of the Southern District of Ohio preliminarily approved the deal on Sept. 24.
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