60 Day Notice 2020-00268

AG Number: 
2020-00268
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
01/08/2020
Noticing Party: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Alleged Violators: 
Afinia 3D
Microboards Technology LLC
Smart International
XYZPrinting, Inc.
Print-Rite Imaging Technology Inc.
Chemicals: 
styrene
Source: 
3D Printer filaments

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2020-00268
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/24/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Staples, Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-584232
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
Staples, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
attorneys fees and costs
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Comments: 
AG website prevented adding other plaintiff attorney Ecology Law Center or other defendants: Bestbuy.com LLC and Wobbleworks, Inc. and Does 1 through 10
Supplemental Complaint
AG Number:
2020-00268
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/03/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. Monoprice Inc. et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-20-582924
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
MONOPRICE, INC.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
attorneys fees and costs
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00268
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
07/05/2021
Case Name: 
N/A
Court Name: 
N/A
Court Docket Number: 
N/A
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Defendant: 
Smart International, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on covered products, online warnings, letter to distributors and retailers
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 19,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 19,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 OLD COUNTY RD, SUITE 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00268
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
03/11/2021
Case Name: 
Litigation was not filed
Court Name: 
Litigation was not filed
Court Docket Number: 
Litigation was not filed
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
PRINT-RITE IMAGING TECHNOLOGY INC.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on covered products, online warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 18,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 21,500.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 90044
Phone Number:
(650)219-3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00268
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
08/13/2020
Case Name: 
Not Applicable
Court Name: 
Not Applicable
Court Docket Number: 
Not Applicable
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Brian Gaffney
Defendant: 
XYZprinting, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warnings on Covered Products, Online Warnings, Notice to past customers, warnings to current customer and warning labels for inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 36,675.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 25,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 61,675.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
brian@gaffneylegal.com
Address: 
446 Old County Road, Suite 100-310
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
650 219 3187
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00268
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/06/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Rights Foundation v. 3D PRINT et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579995
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Rights Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Ecology Law Center
Defendant: 
Afinia 3D
MICROBOARDS TECHNOLOGY LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
warnings on products and notice to downstream releasees
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 23,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 53,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Brian Gaffney
Contact Organization: 
Law Offices of Brian Gaffney APC
Email Address:
briangaf@gmail.com
Address: 
40 Alviso Ct
City, State, Zip:
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone Number:
(650) 219-3187


* 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.