GNC Class Action Lawsuit


A Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against GNC

GNC has been a leading health food retailer for several years now. The company is known for its healthy foods and for selling many products to people who are trying to lose weight. The company is also known for selling dietary supplements, such as its popular line of vitamins and nutritional supplements, and its nutritional health drinks. These products are known to be very popular among dieters who want to lose weight and keep it off.

GNC’s next possible class action suit comes from an individual who claims that the food company knowingly sells high-grade supplements with harmful, illegal ingredients in them. Lead plaintiff Jeff Johnston from Michigan filed a class action lawsuit against GNC after buying the popular weight loss and fat burning supplement called Redline Extreme Hardcore. The supplement is marketed by the company under the name of Redline Extreme.

Jeff Johnston’s attorney, James T. Smith, claims that the supplement contains a substance called Phenylbutazone or PBZ, which is an illegal substance used for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases. PBZ is banned in many countries because of its potential to cause serious and life threatening side effects.

Mr. Smith contends that PBZ has been used for years in Europe without warning, in order to treat a wide range of diseases. He claims that GNC knew about the potential side effects and did not warn its customers about them.

PBZ is a synthetic drug similar to heroin. It is known to cause death by overdose. According to the class action complaint, GNC is legally allowed to sell PBZ to its customers. However, it is also legally allowed to label the supplement “not for human consumption” when a prescription is being sought.

According to the complaint, Jeff Johnston’s attorney says that he used the supplement to help control his high blood pressure, heart rate, and appetite. He also said that he used the supplement to help lose weight, but continued to buy it after he had been prescribed a nonprescription diet pill that is also used for controlling high blood pressure.

Mr. Smith says that the supplement caused him to experience serious side effects including hallucinations, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, and vomiting. headaches, skin rash, blurred vision, muscle weakness, and nausea.

In addition to Mr. Smith’s claims, there is also evidence that suggests that GNC failed to warn customers about the potential dangers of Phenylbutazone. that the company does not have to prove.

Jeff Johnston’s attorney sent an email to GNC in October of 2020 asking it to stop advertising and selling Phenylbutazone to customers in the United States. In addition to this email, he also sent a follow-up letter in November.

According to Jeff Johnston, in January 2020, he received a letter from a company lawyer advising him to stop speaking to the press and public about his case. According to the lawsuit, the letter indicated that the company does not intend to discuss the lawsuit in public and will instead contact the press in the event that a reporter calls to ask questions.

Mr. Smith says that he contacted Mr. Johnston’s attorney and was advised that he would have to give up his right to sue GNC to obtain compensation from the company. He was advised to file a class action lawsuit against the company in federal court.

On April 3rd, 2020, Jeff Johnston’s attorney, Mr. James T. Smith, filed a class action lawsuit against GNC in federal court. This lawsuit names GNC, the company’s President and CEO, John G. Miller, its CEO, and its Vice President of Human Resources, Karen L. Brown, as well as several other employees of the company. He is seeking class action status on behalf of a class of consumers that purchased the product in question.

Mr. Smith contends that Mr. Miller and Ms. Brown are responsible for breach of warranty, negligence, and other tort claims. and he claims that they should be held responsible for their actions. According to the lawsuit, Mr. Miller and Ms. Brown sold Mr. Johnston a product that contained phenylbutazone and did not warn him of the possible consequences of using the drug. According to the lawsuit, they also failed to warn him about the fact that the substance was illegal.

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