60 Day Notice 2018-00285

AG Number: 
2018-00285
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
03/06/2018
Noticing Party: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Alleged Violators: 
Upper Canada Soap America Inc.
Upper Canada Soap & Candle Makers Corp.
Stein Mart Inc.
Teusday Morning Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
7 Piece Travel Set, UPC No. 0 64323 11827 9
Therawell Soothing Neck Pillow, UPC No. 0 64323 19226 2

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-00285
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/08/2018
Case Name: 
Precila Balabbo v. Upper Canada Soap America, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18927944
Plaintiff: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Defendant: 
Upper Canada Soap America, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
877-534-2590
Fax Number:
310-247-0160
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-00285
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
02/14/2019
Case Name: 
Balabbo v Upper Canada Soap & Candle Makers Corp.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court - Hayward
Court Docket Number: 
rg18927944
Plaintiff: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Upper Canada Soap & Candle Makers Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Def. shall not distribute, offer for sale or sell any Product that is not a reformulated Product unless the Product is labeled with a clear Proposition 65 exposure warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 2,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 22,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 24,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
esmith@brodsky-smith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd.Ste. 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(610) 667-6200
Judgment
AG Number:
2018-00285
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
04/11/2019
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 02/14/2019
Case Name: 
Precila Balabbo v. Upper Canada Soap America, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18927944
Plaintiff: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Defendant: 
Upper Canada Soap America, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Upper Canada Soap America, Inc. shall not distribute, offer for sale or sell any Product that is not a reformulated Product unless the Product is labeled with a clear Proposition 65 exposure warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 2,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 22,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 24,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
esmith@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
877-534-2590
Fax Number:
310-247-0160


* 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.