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Pet Food Manufacturer Obtains Settlement in Slack Fill Cases

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Industry: Consumer Products

Key Facts

  • Suits filed in two different California state courts
  • Alleged violations of California and federal regulations
  • Suits involved nonfunctional slack fill

The Situation

Our client, a manufacturer of pet food products, was sued in two different state courts for alleged violations of California and federal regulations relating to nonfunctional slack fill.

The Approach

After evaluating the complaints, it was determined that the best and most efficient approach would be to file a motion to dismiss.

The Outcome

While the motions were pending, the actions were resolved in a very favorable settlement for our client.  

Supporting Professionals

Dan Herling, a Member in the firm’s Litigation Practice, guided the client to this extremely favorable settlement.