On the afternoon of Friday, August 10, Hueston Hennigan LLP secured the dismissal of a putative consumer class action against dietary supplement manufacturer Nutraceutical Corporation in Welk v. Nutraceutical Corporation, No. 3:17-cv-02266-BEN-KSC (S.D. Cal.). U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez held that Welk’s claims were preempted by federal law.
Hueston Hennigan lawyers Brian Hennigan, Joshua Michaelangelo Stein and Michael Todisco worked closely with Loyola Law School’s Project for the Innocent to secure the release of Maria Mendez, a grandmother wrongfully convicted of causing the death of her baby grandson.
For the third time, Benchmark Litigation has recognized Moez Kaba as one of the country’s top lawyers under 40. The exclusive list commemorates the most notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys in the United States.
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States granted Hueston Hennigan’s petition for a writ of certiorari, filed on behalf of client Nutraceutical Corp., in a significant class action matter presenting the question of whether equitable exceptions apply to mandatory claim-processing rules.
Allergan subsidiary Zeltiq Aesthetics defeated a putative class action suit on Tuesday alleging that customers of the company’s popular CoolSculpting fat-freezing system were deceived by marketing materials that classified the system as “FDA-cleared,” without also stating that it was not “FDA-approved.”