L'Oreal Class Deal Nixed In Suit Over 'Salon-Only' Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (November 7, 2013, 9:41 PM EST) -- A District of Columbia federal judge on Wednesday refused to certify a class seeking an injunction against L’Oreal USA Inc. for labeling some of its products “salon-only,” finding the settlement the class sought was unfair to most class members.

U.S. District Judge John D. Bates agreed with the objections of class member Melissa Holyoak, who said the proposal to pay the attorneys $1 million without granting any monetary benefits to the class was unfair because the benefits weren’t equally divided and the class members would be...
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