NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Physician’s Formula Cosmetics, Inc. and Physicians Formula, Inc., cosmetics manufacturers, citing alleged false, deceptive and misleading representations.
Qiu-Yun Zhang filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Nov. 2, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the defendants alleging that they violated the New York General Business Law.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in Aug. 27, she purchased defendants' Organic wear® 100% Natural Origin CC Color + Correction Cream SPF 20 and Organic wear® 100% Natural Lash Boosting Mascara.
The plaintiff holds Physician’s Formula Cosmetics, Inc. and Physicians Formula, Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly represented that their products are 100 percent natural, made without harsh chemicals.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an order certifying this case as a class action, designating plaintiff and her counsel as representatives, an award for statutory damages, attorney fees and costs. She is represented by Mark Schlachet of Law Offices of Mark Schlachet in Cleveland.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Case number 1:16-cv-07705