New Trial In Playtex Diaper Pail False Ad Row Affirmed

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 1:07 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday refused to back down from his decision last month to grant a new trial to Playtex Products Inc. after rival Munchkin Inc. secured a $13.5 million jury verdict for Playtex's alleged false marketing of diaper disposal products.

Munchkin argued in a motion for reconsideration that the court never considered whether an erroneous jury instruction was harmless, but U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz said the claim amounted to a new legal argument that Munchkin could have presented during trial. Even...
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Case Information

Case Title

Munchkin, Inc. vs Playtex Products, LLC et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

January 17, 2011

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