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Vibram settles $3.5M suit over 'FiveFingers' shoes

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Runners who use those barefoot-style shoes could be getting a refund.

Vibram has agreed to settle a $3.5 million class-action suit over their "Five Fingers" shoes.

The company came under fire for saying its shoes could strengthen feet and prevent running-related injuries better than traditional running shoes.

Customers who bought shoes after March 21, 2009 can file a claim and could receive refunds from $20 to $50.

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