Details of the Youngevity v. Wakaya Perfection settlement

Final November we lined the settlement reached between Youngevity and Wakaya Perfection.

On the time particulars of the settlement weren’t out there.

A transcript of proceedings held on November tenth was made public on January fifteenth.

Contained in the transcript particulars of the settlement reached between the events are revealed.

As learn out by the court docket, the phrases of settlement between Youngevity and Wakaya Perfection are as follows:

The essential phrases are that $1 million might be paid to Youngevity. That is primarily based on:

The dismissal of all claims by Youngevity in opposition to Wakaya, Smith and Gardener.

The dismissal of the 2 Prop 65 instances, which might be in a separate settlement time period sheet.

The dismissal of the Muscadine lawsuit in Utah.

The dismissal of the Wakaya consumer — claims in opposition to Youngevity.

The dismissal of the Smith claims in opposition to Youngevity.

Wakaya to tender the domains which might be going to be specified by the time period sheet.

Wakaya is to not promote of promote M20 or any product that makes use of it.

There might be a mutual non-disparagement clause and the clause — commonplace language of the events denying wrongdoing.

The settlement additionally particulars particular statements that “Wakaya and its officers and affected staff can now not make”.

On the listening to Steve Wallach, on behalf of himself, Michelle Wallach and Joel Wallach, Todd Smith, and attorneys for each the Plaintiffs and Defendants, all agreed to the settlement phrases.

On the conclusion of the listening to, the court docket congratulated the events on reaching an settlement.

I wish to congratulate you all. I do know it’s been an extended night, nearly 9 hours going straight at it.

So I feel this can be a very, very helpful settlement for all events, and I wish to congratulate you to your — your levelheadedness in placing this collectively.

All in all after 4 years of proceedings, the settlement seems to be a win for Youngevity.

Wakaya Perfection and the defendants are paying $1 million to Youngevity, they usually’re not permitted to make claims that Youngevity has objected to.

I can’t see any win for Wakaya Perfection and the defendants, aside from being performed with expensive litigation.

Trying ahead, Youngevity has remained intact all through proceedings.

Wakaya Perfection doesn’t exist anymore, having been offered off to LaCore Enterprises and rebooted as Bulavita.

Bulavita nonetheless markets a muscadine complement however presumably, as per the agreed upon settlement, the M20 formulation is gone.


Replace twentieth February 2021 – A current submitting has revealed Youngevity’s trademark lawsuit in opposition to Bulavita will even be dismissed as a part of this settlement.


Replace 14th March 2021 – Like every part on this lawsuit, even the decision is proving sophisticated to observe.

On March fifth a Discover of Partial Settlement and Stipulated Movement to Dismiss was filed.

On March ninth the court docket granted the movement. The court docket additionally acknowledged

that on account of the settlement and the Courtroom’s prior rulings, no claims stay on this Lawsuit which might be being asserted by or in opposition to Wakaya Perfection, Todd Smith, Patti Gardner, Brytt Cloward, Mike Randolph, and Mike Casperson, and that every of those people/entities must be eliminated as events to this Lawsuit.

I imagine the one excellent claims are in opposition to William Andreoli.

A Standing Convention has been scheduled for March twenty second. Hopefully we’ll get a clearer image of what’s left to litigate then.


Replace twenty seventh August 2021 – Confidential settlements between Plaintiffs Youngevity and defendants Blake Graham, Whole Diet and William Andreoli have been reached.

Graham’s and Whole Diet settlement was accredited on August thirteenth. Andreoli’s settlement was accredited on August twentieth.

Remaining defendants within the lawsuit are Dave and Barb Pitcock and Andre Vaughn.

The court docket has scheduled a video settlement convention between Youngevity and the Pitcocks for October seventh.


Replace twenty seventh September 2021 – The Pitcocks are nonetheless scheduled to take part in mediation with Youngevity subsequent month.

The beforehand scheduled November trial date nevertheless has been pushed again to December.