STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
Consolidated Class Action to Proceed in Monat Hair Care Products MDL
October 30, 2019
MIAMI — A Florida federal judge has refused to dismiss a consolidated class action complaint accusing the makers of Monat hair care products of misrepresenting their safety and efficacy, ruling that the plaintiffs sufficiently alleged design and manufacturing defects, and causation.
In an Oct. 23 order, Judge Darrin Gayles of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, noted the complaint lists ingredients in the products that are known to cause allergic reactions and dermatitis, and points to unsanitary conditions at defendants’ facilities.
Monat Global Corp., Alcora Corp. and B&R Products comprise a family-controlled beauty conglomerate that design, ...