June 2018: This case was transferred to a court in Massachusetts. (Burke et al v. Candela Corp., Case No. 18-cv-11244, D. Mass.)

January 2017: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Burke et al v. Candela Corp., Case No. 18-cv-105, N.D. Ill.)

December 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Candela Corp. for allegedly misrepresenting that patients who use the Ultra Shape System would “lose two dress sizes in just three treatments” and that “clinical studies showed an average 3.3-6.3 cm reduction” when, according to the plaintiffs, patients do not obtain the promised results. (Burke et al v. Candela Corporation, Case No. 2016-CH-15692, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois)

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