Pappas v. Naked Juice Company of Glendora Inc, et al

Case # 11-cv-08276
Case Name Pappas v. Naked Juice Company of Glendora Inc, et al
Jurisdiction US District Court for C.D. CA
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants improperly labeled their Naked Juice products as being "All-Natural" and "Non-GMO," even though they were not.  By labeling their products this way, Defendant was able to capitalize on the growing trend among consumers for more natural products and charge a premium for Naked Juices.

Final Approval Date 01/22/2014
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. Objectors Andersen, Rossignol, Weaver, Henry, and Henry appealed the Final Approval.
  3. Class counsel motioned for an appeal bond of $145,950, which was withdrawn in conjunction with the voluntary dismissal of the appeals.
  4. All appeals were voluntarily dismissed.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 04/21/2014
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
First Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint.pdf
Motion for Preliminary Approval.pdf
Minutes of Order Granting Preliminary Approval.pdf
Defendant's Response to Objections.pdf
Final Approval Hearing Transcript.pdf
Final Judgement.pdf
Motion for Appeal Bond.pdf
Withdrawal of Motion for Appeal Bond.pdf
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Objection of Adam Andersen

Objectors Adam Andersen
Signers Adam Andersen
Attorneys Scott A. Kron
Anne L. Card
Summary
  1. Class members should be notified of the potential recovery from a trial.
  2. Notice does not disclose the number of class members.
  3. Final Approval Hearing is improperly before the end of the claims period.
  4. Claims rate is so high that class members may suffer from outside claims fraud.
  5. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  6. Objection requirements are overly burdensome.
Attachments Objection of Adam A. Andersen.pdf
Appeal of Objector Andersen.pdf
Dismissal of Andersen Appeal.pdf
Andersen Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Bradley Henry, Sarah Henry

Objectors Bradley Henry
Sarah Henry
Signers Bradley Henry
Sarah Henry
Attorneys George W. Cochran
Summary
  1. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  2. Cy pres recipients are not sufficiently linked to the settlement.
  3. Release is overbroad.
Attachments Objection of Bradley and Sarah Henry.pdf
Appeal of Henry Objectors.pdf
Cochran Appearance for Henry Objectors.pdf
Dismissal of Henry Appeal.pdf
Henry Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Joanne Rossignol

Objectors Joanne Rossignol
Signers Joshua R. Furman
Attorneys Joshua R. Furman
Jon M. Zimmerman
Summary
  1. Settlement improperly distinguishes between class members who have retained their purchase receipts and those who have not.
Attachments Objection of Joanne Rossignol.pdf
Appeal of Objector Rossignol.pdf
Dismissal of Rossignol Appeal.pdf
Rossignol Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Dawn Weaver

Objectors Dawn Weaver
Signers Joseph Darrell Palmer
Attorneys Joseph Darrell Palmer
Summary
  1. Cy pres recipients are not sufficiently linked to the settlement.
  2. Attorneys' fees are excessive and improperly calculated.
Attachments Objection of Dawn Weaver.pdf
Appeal of Objector Weaver.pdf
Weaver Opposition to Motion for Appeal Bond.pdf
Dismissal of Weaver Appeal.pdf
Weaver Appeal Docket.pdf
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