On January 10, 2018, the makers of Banana Boat sunscreen asked a New York federal judge to toss a proposed class action claiming they falsely exaggerate the sun protection level on its children’s sunscreen as SPF 50, when in fact it provides much less protection, saying the Food and Drug Administration should take up the dispute.
DeNittis Osefchen partners Stephen DeNittis and Joseph Osefchen recently authored “A Plaintiff’s Perspective of the New Ascertainability Requirement in Federal Class Actions” that was published in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine’s class action issue (April 2015 No. 293). The artcile discusses the recent trend by Federal Courts to consider the ascertainability of persons in the class as a
On April 15, 2015, the Superior Court of New Jersey granted preliminary approval of a proposed class action settlement in the lawsuit encaptioned Harriet K. Gordon and Neil Raynor v. Briad Restaurant Group Inc. et al, Docket No. MID-L-5882-13 . The suit was filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County on behalf
On February 4, 2015, DeNittis Osefchen, on behalf of a Camden County, New Jersey man, filed a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of New Jersey consumers against health supplement giant GNC in New Jersey Superior Court in Camden County, alleging that the GNC store brand Herbal Supplements: Gingko Biloba, Ginseng, and St. John’s Wart actually