60 Day Notice 2020-00196

AG Number: 
2020-00196
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
01/27/2020
Noticing Party: 
Gabriel Espinoza
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Alleged Violators: 
JD Beauty Group
J&D Brush Co. Ltd.
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation
Burlington Stores, Inc.
Burlington Coat Factory Holdings, LLC
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Lure curlers case

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2020-00196
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
01/26/2021
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinoza v. J & D Brush Co. LLC dba JD Beauty Group
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG21088863
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinoza
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
J & D Brush Co. LLC dba JD Beauty Group
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
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00196
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/01/2021
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinoza v. J & D Brush Co., LLC dba JD Beauty Group
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
rg21088863
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinoza
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
J & D Brush Co., LLC dba JD Beauty Group
Injunctive Relief: 
reformulate or warn
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith
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
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00196
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
01/28/2021
Case Name: 
Gabriel Espinoza v. Burlington Coat Factory
Court Name: 
N/A
Court Docket Number: 
N/A
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinoza
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
reformulate or warn
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 13,750.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 14,750.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
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:
2020-00196
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/03/2022
Settlement reported to AG: 
Mon, 11/01/2021
Case Name: 
Espinoza v. J&D Brush Co., LLC dba JD Beauty Group
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG21088863
Plaintiff: 
Gabriel Espinoza
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
J&D Brush Co., LLC dba JD Beauty Group
Injunctive Relief: 
J&D Brush Co., LLC dba JD Beauty Group 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:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 17,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 18,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith
Email Address:
esmith@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 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.