Rapoport-Hecht v. Seventh Generation

Case # 14-cv-09087
Case Name Rapoport-Hecht v. Seventh Generation
Jurisdiction US District Court for S.D. NY
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Seventh Generation improperly labeled their cleaning products as "natural", despite containing synthetic and/or highly processed ingredients.  As a result of this labeling, consumers purchased products they would not have otherwise.

Final Approval Date 04/28/2017
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were overruled.
  3. Objector Sweeney appealed the Final Approval.
  4. The Sweeney Appeal was voluntarily dismissed.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 07/26/2017
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Amended Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Patrick Sweeney

Objectors Patrick Sweeney
Signers Patrick Sweeney
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Claims administration lacks adequate oversight.
  2. Attorneys' fees are excessive and not linked to actual recovery by the class.
Attachments Objection of Patrick Sweeney.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
Dismissal of Sweeney Appeal.pdf
Sweeney Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Ashley Hammack

Objectors Ashley Hammack
Signers Ashley Hammack
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Notice is overly vague and does not disclose specific claims.
  2. Cy pres provisions are improper.
  3. Injunctive relief is illusory.
  4. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  5. Class representative incentive awards are excessive.
Attachments Objection of Ashley Hammack.pdf
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