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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


Class action filed against soap manufacturer for false advertising
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

An Illinois man has filed a putative class action against the maker of an antibacterial hand soap contending that the product is no better than regular soap at killing germs but is deceptively advertised as superior to other soap products and sold at a premium price


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


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


First Circuit upholds $48 million award for deceptive infomercials promoting dietary supplements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a multi-million dollar award in the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) lawsuit against the producer and distributor of infomercials for dietary supplements that could purportedly cure everything from cancer, obesity and Parkinson's disease to multiple sclerosis, heart disease and lupus


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


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


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


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