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Court questions reliability of cat waste sniff tests, enjoins tv litter ads claiming superior odor control

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

A federal court in New York has issued a preliminary injunction ordering Clorox Co. to stop airing TV commercials which claim, on the basis of lab tests, that its cat litter product, containing carbon, outperforms products containing baking soda, which are sold by the plaintiff

FDA warning letter followed by consumer fraud lawsuits against mouthwash manufacturer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2010

Immediately after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc. to challenge the company’s promotion of Listerine Total Care Anticavity Mouthwash as an anti-plaque product, putative class actions alleging consumer fraud were filed against the company in California and Florida

SCOTUS grants cert. on Lanham Act standing for false advertising claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review whether an entity may bring a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act against a defendant that

Class certification denied in false claims suit against beauty product manufacturer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2013

A federal court in California has denied a motion for class certification in a suit alleging that Neutrogena Corp. misled consumers by advertising

Tentative deal reached in defective HDTV litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2010

A federal court in New York has conditionally approved a settlement between Sony Corp. and a class of some 350,000 high-definition television (HDTV) purchasers who alleged that the sets have malfunctioning optical blocks that produce characteristic “yellow stains, green haze, and other color anomalies” on their TV screens

FTC charges juice maker with deceptive advertising after juice maker charges FTC with exceeding authority in regulating health-related claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

Less than two weeks after POM Wonderful LLC filed a complaint against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that new requirements imposed on food producers making health-related claims exceeded the agency's authority, FTC filed a complaint charging the pomegranate juice maker with "making false and unsubstantiated claims that their products will prevent or treat heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction."

Court rejects FTC allegations that dietary supplement maker violated consent decree

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2012

According to a news source, a company that makes dietary supplements has prevailed before a federal court considering claims filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that the company violated a 2006 consent decree

Third Circuit adopts substantial compliance test for contempt of diet supplement ad order

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a district court determination that a dietary supplement maker did not violate a consent order with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC

Federal court denies class certification request in ''made in the USA'' tools case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2012

In the last remaining case of multidistrict litigation alleging that Sears, Roebuck & Co. misled consumers by advertising its line of Craftsman tools, now mostly made abroad, as manufactured in the United States, a federal court has dismissed a count brought under federal warranty law and denied the plaintiff’s motion to certify a statewide class of claimants

Eleventh Circuit changes its interpretation of Class Action Fairness Act

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2010

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined on rehearing that it erred by interpreting the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) as requiring at least one plaintiff in a class action to meet the amount-in-controversy requirement for diversity jurisdiction