Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Wins Class Certification For Nestle Consumers


On April 29, 2020 the Honorable Daniel J. Buckley of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles granted Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP’s class certification motion in a consumer class action against Nestle USA, Inc. The motion sought to certify a class of California consumers alleging that Nestle misleads consumers into believing that its opaque theater box candy and chocolate products are completely filled, when in reality they are significantly under-filled. Faruqi & Faruqi Partner Ben Heikali was appointed class counsel in the matter. 

To read more about the Court’s class certification decision, click here.  To read the operative complaint, click here.
 

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Ben Heikali is a Partner in the firm's Los Angeles office. Ben's practice is focused on litigation in consumer protection and false advertising claims.Since joining F&F, Ben has litigated a number of prominent false advertising class actions against domestic and transnational companies such as, Hyland's, Inc., Nestlé U.S.A., Inc., Craft Brew Alliances, Inc. (Kona beer), Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc. (Asahi beer), Bayer Healthcare, Sun-Maid, and Apple.Prior to joining F&F, Ben interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, focusing on municipal bond litigation and financial fraud work.

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