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May 11, 2009
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May 11, 2009 – The law offices of Juroviesky and Ricci LLP have filed a series of class action lawsuits in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against many popular "energy drink" products.

The law offices of Juroviesky and Ricci LLP have filed a series of class action lawsuits in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against the manufacturers and distributors of many popular "Energy Drink" products ("Defendants"), including those drinks known as Red Bull, Full Throttle, Monster, Jolt, Amp and Rockstar.

The suits allege widespread violations of various consumer protection legislation and certain common law causes of action. Juroviesky and Ricci LLP are seeking to pursue remedies against the Defendants for breaches under the Consumer Protection Act, the Food and Drugs Act and the Competition Act as well as for Negligence and other claims based on the allegation that consumers were not made aware of the potential health consequences of using "Energy Drink" products.

For further details, please see the statements of claim posted at www.energydrinkclassaction.com (this site should be active shortly) and/or www.jrclassactions.com. For more background information, please see the Health Canada website regarding health risks of "Energy Drink" products, which can be found at http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/prod/energy-energie-eng.php.

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Note that the statements of claim filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice are the result of an extensive and independent investigation conducted by Juroviesky and Ricci LLP. In respect of Canada, to the knowledge of Juroviesky and Ricci LLP, no other statements of claim have been filed in this matter against the Defendants and no other law firms, as at the time of filing the statements of claim, represent plaintiffs in this litigation.

Because lawyers at Juroviesky and Ricci LLP have conducted a thorough investigation on this matter, they are in a superior position to answer questions about the claims alleged in the statements of claim, and can be contacted to discuss these cases through the telephone number and/or e-mail address indicated below.

To be included as a lead or representative plaintiff on these matters, you must meet certain legal requirements. If you would like to join these class actions as a lead or representative plaintiff, join as a class member, or otherwise be included in the Energy Drink Class Action database, please visit the following website: www.energydrinkclassaction.com, and provide us with the information requested.


More information on this and other class actions can be found on the
Juroviesky and Ricci LLP Class Action website at www.jrclassactions.com.

For further information: Juroviesky and Ricci LLP, Henry Juroviesky,
Tel: (416) 481-0718 Ext. 324, Fax: (416) 481-1792, E-mail:
info@jrclassactions.com