SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against an Illinois candy company, alleging negligent misrepresentation and violation of state law.
Thomas Iglesias of San Francisco County filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Feb. 21 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Ferrara Candy Co. of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, and Does 1 through 10, alleging they misrepresent the total amount of actual candy contained in each box of their products.
According to the complaint, Iglesias sustained monetary damages from purchasing a box of candy that is filled with at least 41 percent of empty space, or slack fill, with no legitimate or any function at all.
Iglesais seeks trial by jury, enjoin the defendant, court costs, interest and all further relief the court grants. He is represented by attorneys Ryan J. Clarkson, Shireen M. Clarkson and Shalini M. Dogra of Clarkson Law Firm PC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:17-cv-00849-EDL