April 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the named plaintiffs reached a settlement agreement resolving their individual claims. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. The named plaintiffs’ claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. and the class members’ claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled..
November 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Five Pawns, Inc. (a manufacturer of e-liquids for electronic cigarettes) for, among other things, allegedly failing to adequately disclose important information about its e-liquids, including that they contain harmful ingredients. (Greene et al v. Five Pawns, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-1859, C. D. CA.)
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