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Ten Skechers Lawsuits Filed by Wright & Schulte on Behalf of Consumers Who Sustained Severe Tendon Damage Allegedly Due to Wearing Skechers Shape-Ups
Date:5/18/2013

tiffs in these Skechers lawsuits allege that they sustained severe tendon damage within their feet allegedly due to Skechers use. These plaintiffs include a Michigan woman who tore a tendon in her left foot and, as a result, had to undergo surgery (case no. 3:13-cv-00348-TBR); a Nevada man who developed severe tendonitis in his feet that required surgery (case no. 3:13-cv-00341-TBR); and a Georgia woman (case no. 3:13-cv-00342-TBR), a Louisiana woman (case no. 3:13-cv-00333-TBR), and a Mississippi woman (case no. 3:13-cv-00334-TBR) who all developed a condition known as plantar fasciitis, in which strained tendons in the bottom of the feet cause painful inflammation of the foot’s connective tissues.

Misleading Skechers Ads Costs Company $40M
The complaints for these Skechers lawsuits content that the plaintiffs purchased Shape-Ups after being swayed by various ads that highlighted the alleged health benefits of these toning shoes (including that they improved muscle tone and helped wearers get in shape without going to the gym). However, an independent study overseen by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and first published in June 2010 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]

According to a May 2012 article in the Washington Post, Skechers was legally ordered to pay $40 million for intentionally misleading consumers in its Shape-Ups advertising. As part of this ruling, the court also found that Skechers failed to alert con
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