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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


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."


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


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


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


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."


Putative class challenges validity of ''magnetic wave technology'' therapeutic claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

A California resident has filed a putative statewide class action against a company that purportedly makes a line of products “labeled and advertised as possessing ‘Magnetic Wave Technology’” and “falsely implies that the magnets have a therapeutic value, when in reality there is no scientific evidence that the magnets are of any therapeutic or any other health-related value.”


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