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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


Putative class challenges “Super Stay” lipstick advertising claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2012

Plaintiffs from three states have filed a putative class action against Maybelline, LLC, alleging that the company’s marketing and promotions highlighting the long-lasting qualities of its lipstick are misleading, inaccurate and deceptive


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


New Jersey Supreme Court faults trial court’s class-certification analysis in consumer-fraud action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2010

The New Jersey Supreme Court has reversed lower court rulings denying a motion to certify a statewide class of consumers who purchased a dietary supplement that allegedly fails to deliver its promised benefits