If you purchased Tom’s of Maine Deodorant or Toothpaste on or after September 24, 2015 in California, New York, or Florida, a class action lawsuit may affect your rights.


Posted: October 19, 2021 at 9:19 a.m. EDT|Update: 2 hours ago

SEATTLE, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – JND Legal Administration Announces Waiting Notice in Class Action Alleging Claims Against Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Tom’s of Maine, Inc. for allegedly mislabelling and selling deodorant and toothpaste products as “natural.” You could be affected by this class action.

The trial is called de Lacour c. Colgate-Palmolive Co., Case n ° 16-cv-08364-KMW., And is in United States District Court of the Southern District of new York. The court ruled that this lawsuit should be a class action on behalf of a “Class” or group of people, which could include you. This notice summarizes your rights and options. More information in a detailed notice available at www.lawsuit-toms.com. If you are included, you must decide whether you wish to remain in the group and be bound by the results, or request to be excluded and retain your right to sue Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Tom’s of Maine, Inc. There is no money available at this time and no guarantee that there will be.


The class includes all the people who bought Tom’s of Maine deodorant and / or toothpaste products on or after September 24, 2015 in the states of new York, California, Where Florida. If you bought Tom’s of Maine deodorant or toothpaste on or after September 24, 2015 in new York, California, Where Florida, you are a member of the group and your rights may be affected.


The defendants are Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Tom’s of Maine, Inc.


Tom’s of buyers Maine deodorant and toothpaste sued Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Tom’s of Maine, Inc. (collectively the “Defendants”), alleging that they erroneously claimed that the deodorant and toothpaste products are “natural” when they allegedly contain unnatural ingredients. The Plaintiffs generally ask the Defendants to provide monetary recovery to the Class for damages resulting from the alleged mislabelling of the Tom’s of Maine deodorant and toothpaste products like “Natural”. The plaintiffs are also seeking any remedies to which they may be entitled under new York, California, and Florida the law, including, without limitation, actual, statutory and punitive damages.

The defendants maintain their “Natural” labeling, deny having distorted the ingredients of Tom’s of Maine deodorant and toothpaste, and deny any wrongdoing. The court did not decide whether the plaintiffs’ claims were founded. During the prosecution, and possibly during a trial, the plaintiffs’ lawyers will have to prove their case.


The Court has appointed the law firm of Bursor & Fisher, PA to represent you as “Class Counsel”. You can hire your own lawyer to appear in court if you wish; however, if you do, you will be responsible for paying this lawyer on your behalf. Anne de Lacour, Andrea Wright, and Lorée Moran are the Applicants appointed and appointed as “Class Representatives”.


You have the choice to stay in the class or not, and you must decide that now. If you remain in the Class, you will be legally bound by all orders and judgments of the Court, and you will not be able to sue, or continue to sue, Colgate-Palmolive Co. or Tom’s of Maine, Inc. in connection with any other legal action involving the same claims as those in this lawsuit. If money or benefits are obtained, you will be informed of how to obtain a share. To stay in the Class, you don’t have to do anything now.

If you request to be excluded from the Class, you may not be able to obtain any money or benefits from this lawsuit, if any, but you will retain any right to sue Colgate-Palmolive Co. or Tom’s of Maine, Inc. for such claims, now or in the future, and will not be bound by any order or judgment of the Court. To request to be excluded, send a letter to the address below stating that you wish to be excluded from this lawsuit. This letter must be actually received by the addressee on or before January 13, 2022. Enter your name, address and phone number.


If you have any questions or want a detailed opinion or other material regarding this lawsuit and your rights, visit www.lawsuit-toms.com. You can also contact Class Counsel by email at [email protected], or by writing to: Tom’s of Maine Litigation, c / o JND Legal Administration, PO Box 91398, Seattle, WA 98111.

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