Yarrington et al v. Solvay Pharmaceuticals
|Case Name||Yarrington et al v. Solvay Pharmaceuticals|
|Jurisdiction||US District Court for MN|
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, under the brand name Estratest, marketed a treatment for physical symptoms of menopause. They sold this treatment as being "FDA Approved", even though no approval was granted. This inaccurate claim constitutes violations of consumer fraud, deceptive trade, and misleading advertising statutes.
|Final Approval Date||03/16/2010|
|Dismissal of Last Appeal||05/19/2010|
Plaintiff's Motion for Final Approval.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
Order Granting Attorneys' Fees.pdf
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|Objectors||Lee M. Sweeney
|Signers||R. Michael Waterman
|Attorneys||R. Michael Waterman
Edward F. Siegel
Edward W. Cochran
OBJECTION TO THE SETTLEMENT 1. Attorneys' fees are excessive. 2. Objections were due prior to the filing of the Motion for Attorneys' Fees. 3. Provisions to appear at the Fairness Hearing are overly burdensome. NOTE: This objection was not timely filed and was withdrawn.
OBJECTION TO FEE MOTION 1. Attorneys' fees are excessive. 2. Objections were due prior to the filing of the Motion for Attorneys' Fees. 3. Provisions to appear at the Fairness Hearing are overly burdensome. NOTE: This objection was also found to not be timely.
Though they are purportedly separate objections to separate motions, they are substantially identical.
Edward F. Cochran appears as a signatory on the appeal. Lee M. Sweeney is the mother of Francis E. Sweeney, Jr. who files frequent objections on behalf of his family members, often working with Edward F. Siegel and Edward W. Cochran (see declaration of Brian Williams).
|Attachments||Attorney Admissions for Objector Sweeney.pdf
Objection of Lee M. Sweeney.pdf
Withdrawal of Objection of Lee M. Sweeney.pdf
Objection to Fee Motion by Lee M. Sweeney.pdf
Plaintiff's Response to Objection.pdf
Reply to Response to Objection.pdf
Motion for Deposition of Lee M. Sweeney.pdf
Declaration of Brian Williams Regarding Objector Sweeney.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
Dismissal of Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
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