Avon Products Cruelty-Free Lawsuit
August 2013: This action was dismissed because the plaintiffs agreed to drop the suit, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. March 2012: A class-action lawsuit was filed against…
April 2017: The appeal was stayed pending a decision in a related U.S. Supreme Court case, Baker v. Microsoft Corp.
June 2016: Plaintiffs appealed the order denying class certification.
May 2016: The three named plaintiffs agreed to dismiss their individual claims for a total of $15,000 while preserving their right to appeal the class certification decision. The claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled..
September 2015: A federal judge denied plaintiffs’ motion for class certification.
June 2013: A Consolidated Class Action Complaint was filed against Avon Products, Inc. (and later amended in November 2014) for allegedly deceptively marketing its ANEW line of anti-aging skincare products as providing anti-aging benefits – such as reversing wrinkles – when the products cannot deliver the advertised results. In addition, the complaint claims that the company does not have adequate scientific support for its claims. (In Re: Avon Anti-Aging Skincare Creams and Products Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, Case No. 13-cv-150, S. D. NY.)