Target immune supplement class action set for status conference in October

Amelia Flood Jun. 30, 2011, 7:00am


St. Clair County Associate Judge Andrew Gleeson has set an October status conference in a proposed class action over the generic form of Airborne sold by Target stores.

Gleeson entered the order June 18 order setting the conference in the suit brought by lead plaintiff Brian Buehlhorn for the conference Oct. 3 at 9 a.m.

Buehlhorn proposes to lead a class of Target customers who bought the retailer's version of the immune system supplement and who claim it did not work.

The suit is one of several immune supplement class actions filed by the team of Richard
Burke, Paul Weiss, and Kevin Hoerner in 2008.

The Buehlhorn suit if certified would include plaintiffs in California, Minnesota, and other states.

Target denies the suit's claims.

There has been little activity in the case throughout this year.

Robert Bassett represents Target.

The case is St. Clair case number 08-L-667.

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