60 Day Notice 2016-00302

AG Number: 
2016-00302
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
04/12/2016
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
Viacom International, Inc.
Nickelodeon, Inc.
Bentex Group, Inc.
National Stores, Inc. dba Fallas Paredes, Factory 2-U, and Fallas Discount Stores
Viacom, Inc.
National Amusements , Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Children's Clothing

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-00302
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
10/24/2016
Case Name: 
CAG V. BENTEX GROUP, INC., ET AL.
Court Name: 
Marin County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CIV1603877
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Defendant: 
Bentex Group, Inc.
National Stores, Inc. dba Fallas Paredes, Factory 2-U, and Fallas Discount Stores
Factory 2-U #0637
Viacom International, Inc.
Viacom, Inc.
Nickelodeon, Inc.
National Amusements, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Costs of suit; Reasonable Attorney Fee and Costs; Any further relief that the court may deem just and equitable.
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI &YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 WILSHIRE BLVD SUITE 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-00302
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
05/18/2017
Case Name: 
CAG V. BENTEX GROUP, INC., ET AL.
Court Name: 
Marin County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CIV1603877
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Defendant: 
Bentex Group, Inc.
National Stores, Inc. dba Fallas Paredes, Factory 2-U, and Fallas Discount Stores
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall not sell the covered products in California unless they are reformulated to contain less than 0.1% DEHP.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 35,450.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 68,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 26,550.00  (CAG will use the payment in lieu of civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances.)
Total Payments:
$ 130,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI &YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
ADMIN@YEROUSHALMI.COM
Address: 
9100 WILSHIRE BLVD SUITE 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This settlement also includes notice AG#2016-01518.
Judgment
AG Number:
2016-00302
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/16/2017
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 05/18/2017
Case Name: 
CAG V. BENTEX GROUP, INC., ET AL.
Court Name: 
Marin County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CIV1603877
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Defendant: 
Bentex Group, Inc.
National Stores, Inc. dba Fallas Paredes, Factory 2-U, and Fallas Discount Stores
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall not sell the covered products in California unless they are reformulated to contain less than 0.1% DEHP.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 35,450.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 68,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 26,550.00  (CAG will use the payment in lieu of civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances.)
Total Payments:
$ 130,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI &YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
ADMIN@YEROUSHALMI.COM
Address: 
9100 WILSHIRE BLVD SUITE 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926


* 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.