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Skechers Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of New Mexico Woman Alleges that the Defective Design of Shape-Ups Caused Her Severe Arm and Knee Injuries, Reports Wright & Schulte
Date:7/27/2013

pe-Ups]” and that the defective rocker-bottom design of Skechers Shape-Ups was directly responsible for causing the plaintiff's injuries.

Misleading Shape-Ups Ads Lead to Skechers Lawsuit Settlement

According to court documents, Skechers made various claims about the alleged health benefits of Shape-Ups, and none of these claims has been verified by reliable research. In fact, an independent study overseen by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) at the University of Wisconsin found that, “there is simply no evidence to support the claims that these shoes will help wearers exercise more intensely, burn more calories or improve muscle strength and tone.” [acefitness.org/getfit/studies/toningshoes072010.pdf ] [June 2010]

Skechers’ intentional misrepresentation of Shape-Ups’ health benefits has spurred thousands of product liability lawsuits and has cost Skechers millions in settlement awards to consumers. In fact, in May 2013, a federal judge approved a $40 million settlement in a Skechers class-action lawsuit based on more than 500,000 consumer claims that Skechers intentionally misrepresented the safety and effectiveness of Shape-Ups in its advertising. As part of this ruling, the court also found that Skechers is no longer allowed to run ads for its toning shoes.
[bigstory.ap.org/article/judge-oks-class-action-settlement-over-skechers] [May 2013]

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