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Reebok EasyTone Shoes Class Action



On October 18, 2011, Consumer Law Group commenced a class action against Reebok relating to certain statements made regarding “toning” shoes and apparel. The following Reebok brands are the subject of the litigation:

• Shoes: EasyTone, EasyTone Flip, RunTone, TrainTone, JumpTone, SimplyTone and SlimTone
• Apparel: EasyTone Capri, EasyTone Pants, Easytone Shorts, EasyTone Long Bra Top, EasyTone Sleeveless Shirt and EasyTone Short Sleeve Top

On May 7, 2012, the parties reached a proposed national settlement.

On June 8, 2012, the Superior Court of Quebec scheduled a motion for authorization of the action as a class action and approval of the settlement agreement for July 10, 2012 at 2:30 PM at the Montreal Court House located at 1, Notre-Dame St. East, Montreal, Quebec. The Court ordered the following notice regarding that hearing:

Short-form Notice (English)
Long-form Notice (English)
Version abrégée de l’avis (Français)
Version complète de l’avis (Français)

On July 10, 2012, the Honourable Mr. Justice Pierre-C. Gagnon, judge of the Superior Court of Quebec approved the settlement agreement and ordered the following notices to be published so that class members could claim compensation under the terms of the settlement agreement:

Quebec Superior Court Judgment dated July 31, 2012
Notice of Settlement Approval (English)
Avis d'approbation de règlement (Français)


CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against Reebok and Adidas on behalf of individuals who have purchased the product EasyTone footwear and RunTone running shoes (“Toning Shoes”).

The class action involves the deceptive, misleading, false, and unfair advertising of EasyTone and RunTone Toning Shoes’ ability to:

- tone and strengthen key leg muscles while walking, and

- tone and strengthen the glutes (28%), thighs (11%), and calves (11%) muscles by a specific percentage more than walking in a regular shoe.

In fact, the only independent and reliable scientific study on the subject demonstrated that there is no evidence to support the claims that Toning Shoes will help wearers exercise more intensely, burn more calories or improve muscle strength and tone;

As a result, consumers were induced into purchasing Toning Shoes that do not live up to their promised results, thereby causing them economic damages equal to the purchase price of these products.

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The class action lawsuit identifies the group of affected persons as:

o all residents in Canada who have purchased the products REEBOK EasyTone footwear and RunTone running shoes (the “Toning Shoes”), or any other group to be determined by the Court;

Alternately (or as a subclass)

o all residents in Quebec who have purchased the products REEBOK EasyTone footwear and RunTone running shoes (the “Toning Shoes”), or any other group to be determined by the Court;

If you or someone you know has bought the product Reebok EasyTone footwear and RunTone running shoes and you wish more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Reebok Toning Shoes Class Action litigation or any resulting compensation resulting from the Reebok Toning Shoes Class Action Lawsuit in Canada, Quebec or Ontario, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.

IF YOU WISH TO JOIN THE CLASS ACTION OR TO SIMPLY GET MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW. Please note that providing your information creates no financial obligation for you. You are not charged any fee or cost for joining this class action. Our law firm is paid a contingency fee from the compensation recovered, only if the class action is successful. All information contained in this transmission is confidential and Consumer Law Group agrees to protect this information against unauthorized use, publication or disclosure.

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