Tape Measures

February 26, 2018
On February 26, 2018, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party World and Main (Cranbury), LLC (“World and Main”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Englander had alleged that World and Main sold vinyl/PVC hoses, electrical components and accessories, flashlights, hand tools, household hardware accessories, household plumbing accessories,...
Hand Tools, Home Improvement
August 21, 2014
The parties involved in the enforcement action Leeman, et al. v. American Diagnostic Corporation, et al. executed an agreement on August 21, 2014.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D. alleged that the defendants American Diagnostic Corporation and Hamilton Bell Co., Inc. (collectively “Defendants”) sold instrument pouches/cases containing...
March 16, 2015
The parties involved in the case Leeman, et al. v. Tractor Supply Company, et al. executed a Consent Judgment on March 16, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcers Whitney R. Leeman, Paul Wozniak, and Laurence Vinocur (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) alleged that Tractor Supply Company, Larin Corp., Plasticolor Molded Products, Inc., and Taylor Brands, LLC (...
March 25, 2014
On March 25, 2014, the parties involved in the enforcement action Leeman v. Ivy Classic Industries, Inc. executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D., made against settling party Ivy Classic Industries, Inc. (“Ivy Classic”).  In this matter, Leeman alleged that Ivy Classic sold tools...
Hand Tools
DEHP, Lead
August 1, 2013
Citizen enforcer John Moore’s allegations against the defendant Illinois Industrial Tool, Inc. (“Illinois Industrial”) were resolved on August 1, 2013, when the parties executed a Consent Judgment in Moore v. Illinois Industrial Tool, Inc.  In this enforcement action, Moore alleged that Illinois sold cases for CDs and DVDs containing the heavy metal lead...
Home Entertainment
DEHP, Lead
August 16, 2013
The Consent Judgment that was executed on August 16, 2013, resolved whistleblower Peter Englander’s allegations against the Chinese manufacturer DAP, Incorporated (“DAP”).  In the enforcement action Englander v. Target Corporation; et al., Englander’s assertions that DAP sold tape measures with vinyl components and tools with vinyl grips containing...
Hand Tools
October 23, 2012
The Honorable Mark H. Pierce of the Santa Clara County Superior Court granted the parties’ motion to approve the Consent Judgment in the case Brimer et al. v. 3M Company, et al., on October 23, 2012.  This enforcement action resolved citizen enforcers Russell Brimer, John Moore, and Peter Englander’s allegations that sixteen defendants, including Boston...
Hand Tools
DEHP, Lead