Skechers Agrees To Pay $45 Million To Settle Class Claims Over Toning Shoes

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Skechers U.S.A. Inc., in a settlement agreement filed in Kentucky federal court on May 16, has agreed to pay $45 million to settle two California federal class action lawsuits alleging that the company's "toning" footwear were falsely advertised to improve posture, promote weight loss, strengthen the back, improve blood circulation, promote sleep, reduce stress and burn calories (In Re: Skechers Toning Shoes Products Liability Litigation, No. 11-2308, W.D. Ky.). Subscribers may view the memorandum and order available within the full update.

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