Melgar v. Zicam

Case # 14-cv-00160
Case Name Melgar v. Zicam
Jurisdiction US District Court for E.D. CA
Summary

Defendants retail over-the-counter homeopathic remedies which claim to reduce both the duration and severity of colds and cold symptoms.  Plaintiffs allege that these remedies actually provide no benefit to consumers looking for cold relief and are no more effective than a placebo.

Final Approval Date 11/20/2018
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. Objector Sweeney appealed the Final Approval.
  3. The appeals process is ongoing.
Dismissal of Last Appeal ongoing
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Second Amended 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 process lacks sufficient oversight.
  2. There is no definite timeline for the claims administration process.
  3. A portion of the attorneys' fees should be withheld to provide adequate oversight.
  4. Attorneys' fees do not reflect actual recovery by the class.
  5. Attorneys' fees are excessive and not supported by the docket record.
Attachments Objection of Patrick S. Sweeney.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Sweeney Objection.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
Sweeney Appeal Docket.pdf
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