Georgia Attorney General Suing Company Over Stem Cell Therapy Deception – All On Georgia

Attorney General Chris Carr has filed suit against Elite Integrated Medical, LLC, formerly known as Superior Healthcare of Woodstock, LLC d/b/a Superior Healthcare Group, Superior Healthcare Sandy Springs, and Superior Healthcare Morrow, along with its owner, Justin Paulk, (collectively “Elite”) for allegedly violating the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (FBPA) by making false and misleading claims about the regenerative medicine products they offered to Georgia consumers.

“The use of unproven products or therapies can be harmful to consumers’ health and/or set them back thousands of dollars without affording them any results,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “Our office will continue to hold accountable businesses that make unsubstantiated claims and violate the law.”

The complaint contends that Elite made over $6.4 million by using aggressive marketing techniques and high-pressure sales tactics to convince at least 842 consumers, most of whom were elderly and/or disabled, to purchase expensive, unproven medical treatments that are not covered by Medicare or health insurance. The office seeks injunctive relief, consumer restitution and civil penalties of up to $5,000 per violation of the FBPA and up to $10,000 per FBPA violation committed against elderly and/or disabled consumers.

According to the complaint, Elite represents that it has a staff of medical doctors who provide its products to patients, when in fact, medical doctors administer a very limited number of product