Customers sued Procter & Gamble, the company that makes and sells Align. The customers claim that Align – a probiotic supplement – is deceptively advertised. Align claims to provide digestive health benefits that it does not actually provide. The customers contend that Align is like snake oil – a product that does not do what it promises. To read the complaint, click here.
The trial court certified a class of Align purchasers in five states: California, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire and North Carolina. To read the trial court’s order granting class certification, click here.
Procter & Gamble appealed. The court of appeal agreed with the trial court and the plaintiffs and denied the appeal. To read the court of appeal order, click here.
Trial is scheduled to begin in October 2017.
If You Are A Class Member…
Let us know if you ever purchased Align by clicking on Contact Us. We will contact you to get the details of your purchase.
You are probably a class member if you purchased Align in California, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire or North Carolina at any time from March 1, 2009 to June 6, 2016.
If you are a class member, your claim will be resolved at the trial unless you opt out of the class. If you want to opt out of this lawsuit, you must do so by August 5, 2016.
The class notice has details on class certification and how to opt out. Click here for the class notice.
If you have any questions about the class action, the trial or your options, call us at 619.338.1100 or email us by clicking Contact Us.
If you purchased Align…
If you purchased Align, no matter where you live, let us know. You may have useful information. Call us at 619.338.1100 or email us by clicking Contact Us.