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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


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 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 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


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


U.S. Supreme Court grants cert. to consider class certification question
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

In the context of antitrust claims involving a cable service provider, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review “whether a district court may certify a class action without resolving whether the plaintiff class has introduced admissible evidence, including expert testimony, to show that the case is susceptible to awarding damages on a class-wide basis.”


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


Seventh Circuit denies writ seeking recusal of judge who authored article on lead paint case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a paint manufacturer's request that it order the recusal of a federal district court judge who co-authored a law review article commenting favorably on a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling allowing plaintiffs to sue the makers of lead-based paint for injuries allegedly caused by exposure to lead under a risk-contribution theory where the specific manufacturer cannot be identified


Class action filed against athletic shoemaker for misleading performance claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2011

Seeking to certify a nationwide class of consumers, a California resident has filed a putative class action in a Massachusetts federal court, claiming that the defendant's toning athletic shoe line does not deliver the advertised benefits