Think twice before paying a premium for copper-infused clothing.
May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against IdeaVillage Products Corp. for allegedly deceptively marketing that Copper Fit “copper-infused” knee and elbow sleeves help relieve aches and pains and speed muscle recovery time when, in reality, the copper-infused sleeves do not provide consumers with any more benefits than non-copper-infused sleeves. (Ortiz et al v. IdeaVillage Products Corp., Case No. 15-cv-3365, D. NJ.)
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