SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — JND Legal Administration
A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit entitled Langan v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., No. 13-cv-01471 (JAM). The lawsuit alleges that Aveeno® Baby Wash and Shampoo and Aveeno® Baby Calming Comfort Bath (collectively, the “Products”) labels were false or misleading before they were changed (in November of 2012 for the Wash and Shampoo Product, and in November of 2013 for the Calming Comfort Bath Product), by claiming that the Products were a “Natural Oat Formula.” Defendant Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. (“J&JCC” or “Defendant”) denies all the plaintiff’s allegations.
You are a member of the Settlement Class if you purchased at least one of the Products primarily for personal, family or household purposes in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, The District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington or Wisconsin during the Class Period anytime between 2003-2013, depending upon the product, the purchase state, and the purchase date.
J&JCC will create a fund of $2.4 million to pay Class Members’ claims, attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses and certain administrative costs.
Class Members may file a claim to receive a cash payment, opt-out, object, or do nothing. Claim Forms are available at www.aveenowashsettlement.com or by calling 1-833-291-1650. Mailed Claim Forms must be postmarked and Online Claims Forms submitted no later than June 17, 2019.
If you wish to opt-out of the settlement, you must send a letter that includes your email and mailing address, and a statement that you desire to be excluded from the Settlement Class. The letter must be personally signed and mailed to: Aveeno Wash Settlement, c/o JND Legal Administration, PO Box 91248, Seattle WA 98111, and postmarked no later than June 17, 2019. If you opt-out, you will receive no money and you cannot object to the settlement, but you may sue (or continue to sue) J&JCC about the legal claims in this case.
If you are a Class Member, you can object to the settlement if you do not like any part of it. You must file an objection in writing with the Court. For more details and information on how to file an objection, call 1-833-291-1650, or visit the settlement website at www.aveenowashsettlement.com. Your objection must be filed no later than June 17, 2019.
The Judge will hold a Final Approval Hearing on July 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, Richard C. Lee United States Courthouse 141 Church Street, New Haven, CT, 06510 to consider whether the settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate, and to consider any objections.
For more information call 1-833-291-1650, visit www.aveenowashsettlement.com, or write to the Settlement Administrator at: Aveeno Wash Settlement, c/o JND Legal Administration, PO Box 91248, Seattle WA 98111.
SOURCE JND Legal Administration