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Tweeting jurors could go to jail in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2011

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) has signed a law (A.B. 141) that makes it a misdemeanor for a juror to willfully disobey “a court admonishment related to the prohibition on any form of communication or research about the case, including all forms of electronic or wireless communication or research."


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."


Putative class challenges health-benefits claims for FiveFingers running shoes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

Seeking to certify a state-wide class of product purchasers, a California resident has filed a consumer fraud action against the company that makes running shoes marketed with “health benefit” claims


Putative class claims Ebola virus can pass through “impermeable” medical gowns
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A California physician has filed a putative class action against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleging that its Microcool Breathable High Performance


Judge-written opinions preferable to clerk-drafted?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

"Posner not only describes pitfalls in the decision process for appeals, but also explains some of what he does (and thinks other judges should do


Federal court remands ear drops false ad claims, CAFA minimum not met
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

A federal court in California has determined that the defendants in litigation alleging false advertising, marketing and sale of an earache relief


Putative class alleges fraud in mascara marketing claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2012

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Coty Inc., alleging that it falsely advertises one of its cosmetic products, Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Mascara with Grow-Lash Complex, as a product that can lengthen and thicken eyelashes in just 30 days


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


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