60 Day Notice 2018-01185

AG Number: 
2018-01185
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
07/20/2018
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Alleged Violators: 
VitaMedica Corporation
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-01185
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/28/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. v. Vitamedica Corporatio
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18930005
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Ryan Hoffman
Defendant: 
Vitamedica Corporation
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Ryan Hoffman
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone Number:
(510) 540-1992
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-01185
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/30/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. vs. VitaMedica
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG18930005
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
VitaMedica Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Effective Date, VitaMedica shall be permanently enjoined from manufacturing for sale in the State of California, "Distributing into the State of California," or directly selling in the State of California, any Covered Products which expose a person to a "Daily Lead Exposure Level" of more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless the Covered Product meets the warning requirements under Section 3.2.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 34,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 35,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
freund1@aol.com
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley , CA 94704
Phone Number:
(510) 540-1992
Fax Number:
(510) 540-5543


* 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.