Johnson & Johnson – Baby Bedtime Bath / Lotion – National Class Action

Date of Initial Application: July 9, 2015

PROPOSED SETTLEMENT:

A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit about the labeling and packaging of some of Johnson & Johnson’s Bedtime Bath Products. The plaintiff in the lawsuit claimed that Johnson & Johnson mislabeled its Bedtime Bath Products by describing certain Bedtime Bath Products as “clinically proven” to help a baby sleep better.

A negotiated settlement was reached whereby eligible residents of Canada may claim a cash refund of up to $3.00 per eligible product purchased, to a maximum of five (5) eligible products. No proof of purchase is required.

You are eligible to make a claim if you purchased one of the following eligible products, in Canada, during the period starting July 1, 2010.

Eligible Johnson & Johnson Baby Bedtime Bath Products include:

  • Johnson’s Baby BEDTIME Lotion
  • Johnson’s BEDTIME Baby Lotion
  • Johnson’s Baby BEDTIME Bath
  • Johnson’s BEDTIME Baby Bath
  • Johnson’s BEDTIME Bubble Bath
  • Johnson’s Baby BEDTIME Bubble Bath and Wash
  • Johnson’s Baby BEDTIME Wash
  • Johnson’s BEDTIME Baby Moisture Wash
  • Johnson’s BEDTIME Touch Massage Gel

Who can receive benefits under this class action?

You may be a Class Member and entitled to receive a cash refund under the settlement agreement if:

  • You are a Canadian resident, and;
  • You purchased one of the eligible products listed above, and;
  • You purchased the eligible product in Canada, and;
  • Your purchase was made since July 1, 2010.

What type of benefit may you be eligible for?

A Class Member is eligible to receive a cash refund of up to $3.00 per eligible product purchased, to a maximum of five (5) eligible products per household. No proof of purchase is required.

A detailed notice, as well as the Settlement Agreement and other documents filed in this lawsuit can be found on this page.

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LEX GROUP Inc. has launched a national class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Inc. and Johnson & Johnson (hereinafter collectively “J&J”), on behalf of Canadians who have purchased one of J&J’s Baby BEDTIME line of products, including without limitation the following:

  • Johnson’s ® Baby BEDTIME ® Lotion
  • Johnson’s ® Baby BEDTIME ® Bath

(hereinafter collectively the “Baby Bedtime Products”).

J&J has marketed its Baby Bedtime Products as clinically proven to help babies sleep better through the night. The class action proceedings allege that J&J engaged in deceptive, misleading, false, and/or unfair advertising when promoting their Baby Bedtime Products as having the ability to help babies go to sleep easier and sleep better through the night. Moreover, the proceedings allege the use by J&J of deceptive and misleading clinical studies and claims in its marketing of the Baby Bedtime Products.

Accordingly, if you have purchased one of the Baby Bedtime Products mentioned above, then you may be part of the proposed Class defined by the class action initiated by our office.  Should you be defined as a member of the class, you may be entitled to compensation should the Court authorize and ultimately grant the class action, or should a settlement be reached (and approved by the Court).

Please fill out the form below if you wish to be kept informed of the progress of this case.

If you wish to be kept informed and/or receive notification of major judgments rendered or notices in this case, please complete the form below.  Please note that providing your information in the form below creates no financial obligation for you and it does not create a lawyer/client relationship between yourself and Lex Group Inc. (or any of its attorneys).  You will not be charged any fees or costs for signing up to this class action since our firm is only paid on a contingency basis from the potential compensation recovered in this file, if the class action is successful by way of final judgment or settlement approved by the Court.  Please be advised that the group definition of the people to be included in this class action may be changed or modified in the future by Court decision or by way of amendment filed by our firm.  We will not inform you or other members of the public if and when the group definition is changed.  It is therefore your sole responsibility to ensure that your own personal rights and recourses are being protected at all times during the course of these proceedings.  You may therefore wish to seek independent legal counsel in order to determine whether it would be in your best interest to pursue independent litigation in this matter (or any other matter), and to determine if you can potentially be included in this case if a final judgment is rendered or if a settlement is reached and approved by the Court.  By signing up to this class action, you are merely asking our firm to include you in our list of potential members in this class action but our firm is not agreeing to represent your personal interests.  If a final judgment is rendered in this case, or if a settlement is reached (and approved by the Court), an e-mail may be sent to you and the relevant information may be posted on this website.  The Court will determine the manner and extent of any future notifications to class members.

Be advised that the information you provide will be included in our list of potential class members for this case, which list may be shared with and disclosed to the Courts and/or other parties in this action (at our discretion).  Rest assured that any such disclosure will be done in such a manner as to protect your personal information and confidentiality from unauthorized use, disclosure or publication.

Finally, be advised that the above-description and summary of the case is being posted on this website for your convenience.  However, in case of conflict between the information on this website and the actual proceedings, documents, and/or judgments in the Court record of this case, the official Court record documents will prevail.  We have for your convenience posted on this webpage certain scanned copies of the several relevant documents from the Court record, including the initial motion to authorize the bringing of the class action which describes the case in much more detail.  You should therefore consult these documents as well as consult this website periodically in order to be kept informed.

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