60 Day Notice 2019-00021

AG Number: 
2019-00021
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
01/04/2019
Noticing Party: 
Gabriel Espinosa
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Alleged Violators: 
Hard Core Brands International, LLC
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Hard Core Floating Blind Bag - Clear Plastic and Black Mesh, UPC#811599026827
Comments: 
This notice amends previously filed notice AG#2018-02005 to give notice to Defendant Hard Core Brands International, LLC

60-Day Notice Document

Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00021
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
05/11/2020
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinosa v. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG19036045
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinosa
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Hard Core Brands International, LLC
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
877-534-2590
Fax Number:
310-247-0160
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-00021
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
09/20/2019
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinosa v. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG19036045
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinosa
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Defendant: 
Dick's Sporting Goods, 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:
2019-00021
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
07/08/2020
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinosa v. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG19036045
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinosa
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Hard Core Brands International, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
reformulate or warn
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 16,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 17,500.00
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@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(877) 534-2590
Fax Number:
(310) 247-0160
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-00021
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/26/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 06/12/2020
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinosa v. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG19036045
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinosa
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Hard Core Brands International, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. and Hard Core Brands International, LLC 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:
$ 1,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 16,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 17,500.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
esmith@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 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.