60 Day Notice 2018-01959

AG Number: 
2018-01959
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
10/30/2018
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Office of Richard M. Franco
Alleged Violators: 
National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2018-01959
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
02/08/2019
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
rg19006193
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Richard M. Franco
Defendant: 
National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Rick Franco
Contact Organization: 
Law Office of Richard M. Franco
Email Address:
Address: 
6500 Estates Drive
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone Number:
(510) 684-1022
Settlement
AG Number:
2018-01959
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
05/24/2019
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court - Hayward
Court Docket Number: 
RG19006193
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Richard M. Franco
Defendant: 
National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation and/or Warning, Testing
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 68,993.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 54,263.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 51,744.00  (Additional Settlement Payment will be used for the purposes set forth in Section 4.4 of the Stipulated Consent Judgment, including compliance monitoring and enforcement of past settlements and supporting ERC's Voluntary Compliance and "Got Lead?" programs.)
Total Payments:
$ 175,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Richard M. Franco
Contact Organization: 
Law Office of Richard M. Franco
Email Address:
rick@rfrancolaw.com
Address: 
6500 Estates Drive
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone Number:
(510) 684-1022
Judgment
AG Number:
2018-01959
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
07/18/2019
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 05/24/2019
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court - Hayward
Court Docket Number: 
RG19006193
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Richard M. Franco
Defendant: 
National Vitamin Co., Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation and/or Warning, Testing
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 68,993.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 54,263.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 51,744.00  (Additional Settlement Payment will be used for the purposes set forth in Section 4.4 of the Stipulated Consent Judgment including compliance monitoring and enforcement of past settlements and supporting ERC's Voluntary Compliance and "Got Lead?" programs.)
Total Payments:
$ 175,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Rick Franco
Contact Organization: 
Law Office of Richard M. Franco
Email Address:
rick@rfrancolaw.com
Address: 
6500 Estates Drive
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone Number:
510-684-1022


* 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.