Together with the FDA, the FTC issued joint warning letters to 11 marketers and producers of allegedly unapproved opioid cessation products. The letters allege that the companies used online platforms to make unsubstantiated claims about their products’ ability to treat opioid addiction and withdrawal. Letters were sent to: Opiate Freedom Center (Opiate Freedom 5-Pack) U4Life, […]
Trial began on last week for a deceptive advertising suit against DirecTV in which the FTC’s opening statements asked the Court to award $3.95 in damages to consumers.
Celebrity social media accounts are ripe for FTC action if they fail to conspicuously disclose their relationships to brands when endorsing products.
The FTC announced late last week that it had reached a $100 million settlement with for-profit giant DeVry University over charges that DeVry misled prospective students.
Chances are if your company has suffered a data breach you are probably wondering how to effectively respond and whether that breach may mean litigation. In light of those concerns, the FTC recently released written guidance to businesses on how to respond to a data breach. The FTC has said that its written guidance, as […]
In the latest installment of the fight between the FTC and medical testing laboratory LabMD, the FTC issued an Opinion and Final Order reversing an Administrative Law Judge’s (“ALJ”) prior initial decision dismissing the FTC’s data security charges. The FTC’s opinion determined that the ALJ “applied the wrong legal standard for unfairness” as it related […]
For quite some time, Volkswagen (“VW”) advertised its TDI “clean diesel offerings” as, “Like really clean diesel.” However, we all now know the truth about VW’s ads regarding its clean diesel cars, which is that their ads simply do not stand up to any kind of scrutiny. And now the FTC has decided to enter […]
It has been nearly seven years since the FTC began its fight with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. to get documents related to Aggrenox.
At the FTC’s request, a California federal court has put an end to the actions of a company calling itself “FTC Credit Solutions.”
Under the settlement, Ewing admits that she violated the 2007 order through her work with another FTC defendant, Glen Burke, and Puzzles Unlimited LLC.