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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


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


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


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


Athletic Shoe dispute returns to state court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

Addressing a question of first impression, a federal court in Arkansas has determined that a plaintiff met her burden of establishing that damages in her putative class action would not exceed the amount-in-controversy requirement of $5 million for diversity jurisdiction and, thus, that her case must be remanded to and tried in state court


Federal court dismisses claims in defective Wii class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

A federal court in Colorado has dismissed putative class claims based on Washington law filed by residents of other states against Nintendo, alleging that the company's Wii controllers are defective because they slipped out of their hands during play and caused damage in their homes


Class certified in suit alleging defective laptop and false marketing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

A federal court in California has conditionally granted a motion to certify a nationwide class in litigation alleging that a company's notebook computers were defective because they did not have sufficient memory to support the operating systems with which they were sold


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 suit against cosmetics maker follows FDA warning letter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2012

Less than three weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter advising Avon Products that marketing claims for some of its Anew beauty products violate the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, a California resident filed a putative class action against the company claiming that class members did not get the benefit of their bargain in purchasing the products


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