August 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed.

July 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Wellness and Health, LLC for allegedly deceptively marketing its Max Detox pills, a weight-loss dietary supplement. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly advertises the weight-loss supplement in a number of ways, including:

  • Representing that consumers who use Max Detox will lose a substantial amount of weight without adequate support to make such claims,
  • Offering consumers a 15-day free trial when, in reality, they must cancel the trial within 15 days of placing the order to avoid being charged the full price, and
  • Representing that there are “no commitments” to the trial when, in reality, the company enrolls consumers in an auto-shipment program (where consumers must pay for monthly supplies of the product).

(Goeke et al v. Wellness and Health, LLC and Bruce R. Gezon, Case No. 14-cv-00807, S. D. IL.).

For more information about negative option offers, click here.


The Latest


Fungus Eliminator

Ad Alert

Fungus Eliminator

Forty-five million Americans are ‘fighting a losing battle’ against toenail fungus. Could this supplement be the solution? Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

Press Release Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…

Show More