Bates v. Kashi Company

Case # 11-cv-01967
Case Name Bates v. Kashi Company
Jurisdiction US District Court for S.D. CA
Summary

Defendants retail a range of food products prominently advertised as "All Natural."  Plaintiffs allege that these products in fact contain a range of artificial ingredients that invalidate these claims.

Final Approval Date 09/02/2014
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were overruled.
Dismissal of Last Appeal N/A
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Final Judgment and Order.pdf
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Objection of Rhadiante Van de Voorde

Objectors Rhadiante Van de Voorde
Signers Rhadiante Van de Voorde
Scott A. Kron
Attorneys Scott A. Kron
Summary
  1. Release is overbroad.
  2. Class members are unable to evaluate the reasonableness of the attorneys' fee request.
  3. Notice does not state the total amount of potential damages, thus making it impossible for class members to evaluate the settlement.
Attachments Objection of Rhadiante Van de Voorde.pdf
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Objection of Barbara Cochran

Objectors Barbara Cochran
Signers Barbara Cochran
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
Attachments Objection of Barbara S. Cochran.pdf
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Objection of James Sciaroni

Objectors James Sciaroni
Signers James Sciaroni
Attorneys Steven B. Scow
Summary
  1. CAFA notice is unclear.
  2. Notice program is insufficient.
  3. Opt-out procedures are unduly burdensome.
Attachments Objection of James Sciaroni.pdf
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