Nicole Skolout

Nicole Skolout

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Loreto v. The Procter & Gamble Company: Southern District of Ohio Grants Motion to Strike Class Allegations in Consumer False...

In a significant decision, the Southern District of Ohio granted, in full, the defendant’s motion to strike class allegations in a consumer false advertising class action before any significant discovery had taken place or...more

12/6/2013 - Class Action False Advertising False Claims Act Proctor & Gamble

Carrera v. Bayer Corporation: Third Circuit Vacates Class Certification Order on Ascertainability Grounds in Consumer False...

The Third Circuit Circuit’s recent decision in Carrera v. Bayer Corporation, No. 12-2621 (3d Cir. Aug. 21, 2013), could have a significant impact on false advertising class actions involving the purchase of consumer products...more

8/26/2013 - Class Certification False Advertising Food Marketing Nutritional Supplements

$40 Million Skechers Toning Shoe Settlement Receives Final Approval

On May 10, 2013, Judge Thomas B. Russell of the Western District of Kentucky granted final approval of the $40 million settlement in In Re: Skechers Toning Shoe Products Liability Litigation, No. 3:11-md-02308, 2013 U.S....more

5/23/2013 - Attorney's Fees Class Action Consumer Fraud FTC Settlement Skechers Toning Shoes

Johns v. Bayer Corporation: Southern District of California Dismisses “Lack of Substantiation” False Advertising Class Action

In false advertising cases involving a wide range of consumer products, including dietary supplements and cosmetics, plaintiffs often allege that the manufacturer does not have adequate scientific “substantiation” for its...more

4/19/2013 - Advertising Bayer Class Action False Advertising FTC Lack of Substantiation

Consumer Products Settlements Containing Cy Pres Distributions Receiving Increased Scrutiny

In a recent decision, In re Baby Products Antitrust Litigation, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 3379 (3d Cir. Feb. 19, 2013), the Third Circuit vacated the district court’s order approving a $35.5 million class action settlement which...more

3/27/2013 - Attorney's Fees Class Action Cy Pres Funds Price-Fixing Settlement

Class Certification Denied In Recent Consumer Products False Advertising Cases

In a number of recent district court decisions from across the country, courts have denied requests to certify nationwide or statewide classes in cases involving consumer products. These decisions could prove helpful in...more

2/14/2013 - Breach of Warranty Chow v Neutrogena Class Action Class Certification Class Representatives CLRA False Advertising Fraud FRCP 23(b)(3) In Re Celexa Misrepresentation Off-Label Use Promissory Estoppel Rule 23 Skinnygirl Margarita Unfair Competition

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