Proposition 65

Proposition 65

Overview

Cox, Castle & Nicholson has assisted clients with all aspects of Proposition 65 compliance, and we regularly advise clients on numerous compliance issues and enforcement matters. We have significant experience defending clients in Proposition 65 litigation, including claims arising from the presence of lead, phthalates, and other chemicals in various consumer products, secondhand smoke exposure, and automobile emissions in parking garages. Our attorneys have worked on a number of complex litigation matters involving foods and pharmaceuticals, among other products, and have also worked on Proposition 65 appellate matters. We work closely with our clients' technical staff and outside consultants in assessing compliance matters, including product testing, and preparing warning language and signage for products, buildings, construction sites, and industrial facilities. Our commitment is to assist our clients to effectively and efficiently resolve all of their Proposition 65 needs.

Representative
Matters

Represented a large pharmaceutical company client in multi-party Proposition 65 lawsuit. Client successfully defeated the lawsuit on demurrer, which was upheld on appeal.

Defended large commercial building owners and managers in Proposition 65 lawsuit.

Defended a major concert venue owner and retailer in Proposition 65 lawsuit.

Represented major commercial developers in defending numerous suits for mold-related claims, including cases with alleged damages exceeding $10 million.

Defended a large manufacturer in Proposition 65 lawsuit.

Represented dozens of different retailers, distributors, and manufacturers to obtain favorable settlements of Proposition 65 lawsuits, and to avoid liability under Proposition 65 in the first instance.

Attorneys &
Paralegals

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Brooks, Preston W. Partner Los Angeles 310.284.2223
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DeGood, Alexander M. Associate Los Angeles 310.284.2205
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Hughes, Perry S. Partner Los Angeles 310.284.2276
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Waite, David P. Partner Los Angeles 310.284.2218
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Walker, Keith B. Partner Los Angeles 310.284.2230
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