Plaintiff Seeks Damages For All Americans Gouged By Estee Lauder Companies Eye Concentrate
Consumers nationwide are entitled to damages awards for physical injuries and economic harm incurred from purchasing and using ELC’s reformulated La Mer Eye Concentrate, according to a class action complaint against The Estee Lauder Companies in Illinois’ Northern District. ELC’s motion to dismiss is pending.
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