Sitting on a couch is not exercise

October 8, 2014

  • 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • 29TIII Statutory Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection
  • 29TIII(E) Enforcement and Remedies
  • 29TIII(E)6 Evidence
  • 29Tk369 Weight and sufficiency

10-08-14Evidence sustained findings that couch containing oscillating section sold by defendant could not perform in accordance with claims expressly and impliedly made in advertisements that it was effective for reducing weight and in firming useless muscles and that it had no value or usefulness in accomplishing such results.

Stauffer Laboratories, Inc. v. F.T.C., 343 F.2d 75, (C.A.9, 1965)