• Court Rejects Plaintiffs' First Salvo in "War on Big Macs," But Allows Round Two
  • May 14, 2003 | Authors: Judy L. Leone; Ronni E. Fuchs
  • Law Firms: Dechert LLP - Philadelphia Office ; Dechert LLP - Princeton Office
  • On January 22, 2003, Judge Robert W. Sweet dismissed a case in which consumers sought to hold McDonald's liable for obesity and related illnesses in minors. Pelman v. McDonald Corporation, No. 02-Civ.-7821(RWS), slip op. (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 22, 2003).