60 Day Notice 2015-00285

AG Number: 
2015-00285
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/10/2015
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
Plexus Worldwide, Inc.
Plexus Worldwide, LLC
Plexus Holdings, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary Supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2015-00285
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
12/15/2015
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. Plexus Worldwide, Inc. et a
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG15780958
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Plexus Worldwide, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley , CA 94704
Phone Number:
(510) 540-1992
Fax Number:
(510) 540-5543
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2015-00285
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
08/06/2015
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. Plexus Worldwide, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG15780958
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Plexus Worldwide, Inc., Plexus Worldwide, LLC, and Plexus Holdings, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley , CA 94704
Phone Number:
510-540-1992
Fax Number:
510-540-5543
Settlement
AG Number:
2015-00285
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/03/2016
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. v. Plexus Worldwide
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG15780958
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Plexus Wordwide, Inc., Plexus Wordwide, LLC, and Plexus Holdings, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Plexus 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 exposes a person to a "Daily Lead Exposure Level" of more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless it meets the warning requirements under Section 3.2.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 20,819.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 129,181.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 150,000.00
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
Judgment
AG Number:
2015-00285
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
01/10/2017
Settlement reported to AG: 
11/03/2016
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. Plexus Worldwide
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG15780958
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Plexus Worldwide, Inc., Plexus Worldwide, LLC, and Plexus Holdings, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Plexus 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 exposes a person to a "Daily Lead Exposure Level" of more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless it meets the warning requirements under Section 3.3.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 20,819.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 129,181.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 150,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
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
Comments: 
Also includes AG No. 2015-00849.


* 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.