L’Oreal Settles Lawsuit Over Website Accessibility To Blind And Visually Impaired
Revlon settled similar litigation previously, while Bumble & Bumble was hit with a putative class action on 10 November in New York federal court alleging the blind and visually impaired are being denied equal access to its website due to design shortcomings.
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US district judge Mary Rowland decided not to throw out the majority of plaintiffs’ claims against L’Oreal, Revlon, SoftSheen-Carson and other hair-relaxer marketers on 13 November. She says plaintiffs have sufficiently pleaded at this stage that defendants’ negligence resulted in their unknowingly using toxic chemical straightening products on their hair, leading to cancers or other injuries.
Cosmetics News: Natura Sells The Body Shop; e.l.f. Launches Roblox Experience; DIY Nailbot STEM Kit; More
Natura says its sale of The Body Shop to international private equity group Aurelius – following its divestiture of Aesop to L’Oreal in a deal that closed in August – is another step toward simplifying operations and refocusing on strategic priorities. More cosmetics news.