September 24th, 2019
January 2018: Both appeals were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which were not disclosed. November 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. Later in November, two objectors filed Notices of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. Click on the links below to see each one. Sweeney Notice of Appeal Hammack Notice
August 6th, 2019
July 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. May 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson for allegedly falsely advertising Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Lotion and Body Wash. The complaint claims that the marketing for the products represents
July 22nd, 2019
July 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. May 2019: Plaintiffs moved for final approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with $1 refunds for every product purchased but class members without proof of purchase may not receive more than 15 refunds per household. A final approval
August 28th, 2017
June 2017: This case was administratively closed because the parties reached a settlement agreement and asked for 30 days to memorialize the agreement in writing. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. Later in June, the case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. February 2014: An amended
July 6th, 2017
July 2015: The Smith action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2014: This action was consolidated with a related lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (Goldemberg v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies) for pretrial proceedings. September 2014: A federal judge transferred this action to a New York court.
May 12th, 2017
October 2013: This action was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson for allegedly deceiving consumers by advertising its Aveeno baby wash products as all-natural when they actually include synthetic chemicals. According to the complaint, the labels on Aveeno baby wash
March 27th, 2017
September 2014: Plaintiffs withdrew their motion to transfer and consolidate related lawsuits. June 2014: Plaintiffs moved to transfer (i. e. move a case to another court) and consolidate (i. e. hear several proceedings together) related lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson. According to the complaints, the company misleadingly markets “Active Naturals” Aveeno products by marketing and
November 29th, 2016
April 2013: The case was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. August 2012: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson (and amended in December 2012) alleging that the high SPF Aveeno products were falsely advertised as offering more sun protection than lower SPF sunscreen products
October 20th, 2016
August 2015: A federal judge granted Johnson & Johnson’s and Neutrogena’s motion for summary judgment finding that there are no issues of material fact because the companies provided evidence that: The named plaintiff purchased the products in the spring of 2012, and a December 2013 court order dismissed claims regarding products sold on or after
September 26th, 2016
September 2013: The named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons have not been disclosed. January 2013: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson, this time concerning its Aveeno Baby Natural Protection Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum: SPF 30 and SPF 50, its Aveeno Natural Protection Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum: SPF
July 11th, 2016
Don’t get burned by these sunscreen claims.
December 16th, 2013
Be careful, deceptive marketers — Santa was watching.
March 1st, 2013
Better Sleep? Natural? Baby products are facing suits for false marketing.