“Soft-drink makers face a class-action lawsuit for selling sugared sodas in school vending machines.”

A coalition of lawyers who have actively and successfully sued tobacco companies says it is close to filing a class-action lawsuit against soft-drink makers for selling sugared sodas in schools. The lawyers, who have been trying to develop a case against the soft-drink makers for more than two years, say a lawsuit could be filed within the next few weeks, probably in Massachusetts, which has one of the nation’s most plaintiff-friendly consumer-protection laws.

Lawyers ready suit against soft drinks: Sales in schools targeted by group,” by Caroline Mayer, The Washington Post, December 2, 2005
via Joanne Jacobs


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