Chattem, Inc.

August 1, 2014
Whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.’s allegations against defendant Chattem, Inc. (“Chattem”) were resolved on August 1, 2014, when the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement.  In this matter, Held alleged that Chattem sold sunscreens containing the chemical benzophenone in the State of California without providing the requisite...
August 4, 2014
TCG client Dr. Anthony Held has reached a settlement agreement with Chattem, Inc. in regards to benzophenone, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, allegedly found in sunscreen manufactured, imported, sold, and/or distributed by Chattem.  Under California’s Proposition 65 law, companies selling products in California that contain such toxic...