Colgate Antibacterial Soap Labeling MDL Settled; Attorney Fee Motion Denied

(December 3, 2015, 8:17 AM EST) -- CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire federal judge on Nov. 16 granted final approval of a settlement between Colgate-Palmolive Co. and consumers who brought claims alleging mislabeling of one of the company’s hand soaps; however, the judge rejected the motion for attorney fees, finding that class counsel failed to provide adequate notice (In re: Colgate-Palmolive Softsoap Antibacterial Hand Soap Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, No. 12-2320, D. N.H.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154602).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #43-151204-011Z.)

Colgate manufactures Softsoap Antibacterial hand soap, which...
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