60 Day Notice 2013-00567

AG Number: 
2013-00567
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
05/31/2013
Noticing Party: 
Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D.
Alleged Violators: 
American Greetings Corporation
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Greeting cards with vinyl components

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2013-00567
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
01/28/2014
Case Name: 
Leeman v. American Greetings Corporation, et al.
Court Name: 
Marin Superior County Court
Court Docket Number: 
CIV1400348
Plaintiff: 
Dr. Whitney R. Leeman
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Stephen E. Cohen
Defendant: 
American Greetings Corporation
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Stephen E. Cohen
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
Address: 
2560 9th Street, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Settlement
AG Number:
2013-00567
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
02/06/2014
Case Name: 
Leeman v. American Greetings Corporation
Court Name: 
Marin County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CIV1400348
Plaintiff: 
Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Stephen E. Cohen
Defendant: 
American Greetings Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 37,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 43,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Stephen E. Cohen
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
stephen@chanler.com
Address: 
2560 Ninth Street, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118


* A non-contingent civil penalty is the civil penalty that must be paid pursuant to the settlement, regardless of future events or actions of the defendant. If a settlement includes a contingent penalty, the plaintiff should report the additional penalty amount when it becomes due.