“Made in USA” Cases

In Benson v. Kwikset Corp, we led a legal team that won significant injunctive relief for false advertising as “Made in USA” in violation of California “Made in USA” requirements and unfair competition/consumer protection law. Kwikset Corp. moved its manufacturing from Anaheim, California to a facility in Mexico yet continued to market their products as [...]

2018-05-03T15:57:52+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Guidant Heart Defibrillator

CGL's Charles LaDuca served as class counsel in the Guidant Heart Defibrillator litigation which settled for over $205 million in 2008. On behalf of a nationwide class of patients implanted with the Guidant Ventak Prizm defibrillator, our suit alleged that Guidant Corporation misrepresented the safety of its defibrillators, which are subject to short circuiting and [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:27+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Joe Camel advertising campaign

Our firm played an important role in the California tobacco cases that ended the "Joe Camel" campaign. The defendant's advertising campaign targeted teens and children. As a key player in the first case challenging the "Joe Camel" campaign as a violation of California's unfair competition/consumer protection law, we helped expose R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's "youth [...]

2018-05-03T16:00:08+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|