Montanez v. Gerber Childrenswear

Case # 09-cv-07420
Case Name Montanez v. Gerber Childrenswear
Jurisdiction US District Court for C.D. CA
Summary

Gerber branded childrens' clothing contained potentially toxic chemicals, capable of causing developmental issues or severe skin irritations. These chemicals were found in the "tagless" labels attached to the clothing. Gerber did not disclose that their clothing contained these chemicals, despite having knowledge that they did.

Final Approval Date 10/23/2013
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. Objection was overruled. 3.Objector Morgan (through Attorneys Hanigan and Bandas) appealed the Final Approval.
  3. Appeal was voluntarily dismissed, on the day the appeal brief was due.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 06/04/2014
Attachments Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval.pdf
Final Approval.pdf
Docket Report.pdf
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Objection of Gabi Canales Morgan

Objectors Gabi Canales Morgan
Signers Gabi Canales Morgan
Attorneys Timothy R. Hanigan
Christopher A. Bandas
Summary
  1. Sufficient information is not available to determine if attorneys' fees are excessive.
  2. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  3. Certain class members will receive insufficient relief, through replacement childrens' clothing.
  4. Release is overbroad.

NOTE: Attorneys Hanigan and Bandas appeared for the Appeal. The Objection was filed pro se.

Attachments Objection of Gabi Morgan.pdf
Plaintiff's Response to Objection.pdf
Appeal of Objector Morgan.pdf
Appearance of Chiristopher Bandas for Objector Morgan.pdf
Dismissal of Appeal of Objector Morgan.pdf
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