Ohio To Cash In On Sketchers Settlement

The settlement resolves claims that Sketchers exaggerated the benefits of its Shape-ups and other "rocker bottom" shoes.(Photo: YouTu be)
The settlement resolves claims that Sketchers exaggerated the benefits of its Shape-ups and other "rocker bottom" shoes.(Photo: YouTu be)

Ohio will get about $156,000 of the $5 million going to states under a settlement with shoe retailer Sketchers.

The settlement resolves resolve claims that Skechers overstated weight-loss benefits in advertisements for its so-called rocker-bottom athletic shoes.

Here’s one of those advertisements.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV2vP9qhIiM

Under the settlement, Skechers will allocate up to $40 million for consumers who purchased the shoes.

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