60 Day Notice 2018-01852

AG Number: 
2018-01852
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
10/16/2018
Noticing Party: 
Brad Van Patten
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of George Rikos
Alleged Violators: 
Unilever
Chemicals: 
Acrylamide
Source: 
Lipton Onion Soup and Dip Mix

60-Day Notice Document

Settlement
AG Number:
2018-01852
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
07/23/2019
Case Name: 
Brad Van Patten v. Unilever
Court Name: 
Private Settlement
Court Docket Number: 
None
Plaintiff: 
Brad Van Patten
Plaintiff Attorney: 
George Rikos
Defendant: 
Unilever
Injunctive Relief: 
Unilever, with respect to the Products as defined herein, which Unilever directly manufactures, imports, distributes, sells, or offers for sale in California, shall take any and all necessary measures to ensure that acrylamide levels are within the Safe Harbor Limits as established by the State of California or in the alternative, that Unilever obtains a Safe Use Determination by OEHHA. The testing should be performed, on an annual basis, by an accredited laboratory using either: 1. GC/MS (Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometry), 2. LC-MS/MS (Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry), 3. or any other testing method agreed upon by the Parties. After annual testing is completed, Unilever shall provide written confirmation to counsel for Van Patten that it has complied with this requirement. Unilever’s monitoring obligation shall terminate on the second anniversary of the Effective Date.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 5,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 40,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 45,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
George Rikos
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of George Rikos
Email Address:
george@georgerikoslaw.com
Address: 
225 Broadway, Suite 2100
City, State, Zip:
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number:
(858) 342-9161
Fax Number:
(858) 724-1453


* 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.