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Dismissal of energy drink company’s suit to block City Attorney Herrera’s consumer protection case is upheld by 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Herrera beats back motion by American Beverage Association to preliminarily enjoin San Francisco from enforcing health warnings on fixed ads for sugary beverages
Monster Beverage Corp. sued to block City Attorney investigation into its marketing of hyper-caffeinated energy drinks to children as young as six, despite known health risks
Statewide consumer protection action follows major federal court decision that the global charge card giant lawlessly restrained trade, flouted U.S. antitrust laws
City Attorney Herrera credits popular social network for mobile platforms with ‘leadership to resolve this litigation that’s worthy of its status as a market leader’
Baiting low-income taxpayers with small “refund anticipation loans,” tax-preparer Kebron Daniel pocketed fees of as much as $1,500 for loans as small as $50
California Art Institutes’ ownership to settle for $1.95 million; fund returning student and new student scholarships; and re-calculate graduation and job placement rate
Social network’s unlawful publication of minors’ profiles, photos and geolocation data has been used to victimize children as young as 13 years of age — and younger
After three years of hard‐fought litigation, S.F. City Attorney is ‘grateful that we’re now able to conclude this case with a measure of justice for the victims’
With Monster v. Herrera, nation’s largest energy drink maker sought to block California case over marketing of harmful caffeinated products to children, youth
Check ‘n Go and Money Mart litigation settlement secures direct restitution to overcharged consumers, employed innovative social media outreach tactics
Overview San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is engaged in litigation against Monster Beverage Corporation for violating California law with its marketing of highly-caffeinated energy drinks to children as young as six-years-old, despite scientific findings that such products may cause “significant morbidity in adolescents” from elevated blood pressure, brain seizures, and severe cardiac events.
Three-and-a-half-year-old case continues to win industry reforms nationwide to protect credit card holders in debt disputes
City Attorney invokes authority under Unfair Competition Law in seeking evidence for marketing claims by gender prediction test sold in S.F.