60 Day Notice 2016-01040

AG Number: 
2016-01040
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
09/16/2016
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
Ross Stores, Inc. dba dd's Discounts
White Line Collections, Inc.
Tuff Cookies
Chemicals: 
Di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP)
Source: 
Children's Sandals

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01040
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
03/07/2017
Case Name: 
CAG v. I Apparel Group, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court - Hayward
Court Docket Number: 
RG17852093
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
I Apparel Group, LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
Note that this complaint was previously submitted to the AG website under complaint record number 4677
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01040
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/08/2016
Case Name: 
CAG v. Ross Stores, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838278
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
Ross Stores, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
Note that this complaint was previously filed on the AG website under complaint record number 4467
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01040
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/08/2016
Case Name: 
CAG v. Ross Stores, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838278
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
Ross Stores, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
Note that this complaint was previously filed on the AG website under complaint record number 4467
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-01040
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/03/2019
Case Name: 
Consumer Advocacy Group v. Ross Stores Inc. et. al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838278
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
White Line Collections, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Covered Products to contain less than 0.1% DBP by weight. Compliant warnings on existing inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 11,430.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 65,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 8,570.00  (CAG will use this additional Settlement Payment as follows, eighty five percent (85%) for fees of investigation, purchasing and testing for Proposition 65 listed chemicals in various products, and for expert fees for evaluating exposures through various mediums, including but not limited to consumer product, occupational, and environmental exposures to Proposition 65 listed chemicals, and the cost of hiring consulting and retaining experts who assist with the extensive scientific analysis necessary for those files in litigation and to offset the costs of future litigation enforcing Proposition 65 but excluding attorney fees; fifteen percent (15%) for administrative costs incurred during investigation and litigation to reduce the public’s exposure to Proposition 65 listed chemicals by notifying those persons and/or entities believed to be responsible for such exposures and attempting to persuade those persons and/or entities to reformulate their products or the source of exposure to completely eliminate or lower the level of Proposition 65 listed chemicals including but not limited to costs of documentation and tracking of products investigated, storage of products, website enhancement and maintenance, computer and software maintenance, investigative equipment, CAG’s member’s time for work done on investigations, office supplies, mailing supplies and postage.)
Total Payments:
$ 85,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
lawfirm@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, 240w
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
310-623-1926
Comments: 
Other notices in this settlement include AG#2016-00903, AG#2016-00685, AG#2016-01040, AG#2019-00582.
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-01040
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/08/2018
Case Name: 
CAG v. I Apparel Group, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
Rg17852093
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
I Apparel Group, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendant shall reformulate covered products
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 20,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 65,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 85,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
Note that this settlement has previously been uploaded to the AG website under settlement record number 7087


* 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.