Results for "Ford"

Belford High School

September 24th, 2019

July 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that proposes to give each class member a monetary award for the amount they paid toward a Belford High School diploma. (The amount each class member will receive depends on the number of


Ford Trucks

August 29th, 2019

August 2019: Multiple lawsuits – including the Cook, Hubert, and Lloyd cases – were transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Michigan to be heard together. (In Re: Ford Motor Co. F-150 and Ranger Trucks Fuel Economy Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, MDL No. 2901, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation) Also in August, several


Ford’s Shelby GT350 Mustang

January 7th, 2019

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing its 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang as being “Track-Ready” when, according to plaintiffs, the car overheats and goes into “Limp Mode,” which drastically reduces the speed and power of the vehicle, after fifteen minutes of driving on the track. The lawsuit


Ford’s Diesel Vehicles

November 27th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel vehicles when, according to plaintiffs, a pump in the vehicles is not compatible with American diesel fuel and leads to engine failure without warning. (Farlow et al v. Ford Motor


Hartford Healthcare Database

October 22nd, 2018

A TINA.org investigation revealed that numerous cancer centers in the U.S. are deceptively using patient testimonials in their marketing materials, that is, testimonials that promote anecdotal, atypical patient results without clearly and conspicuously disclosing what the generally expected results for a patient in a similar situation would be. Moreover, within this sampling of deceptive testimonials


MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch

October 19th, 2018

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford for allegedly misleadingly marketing its infotainment systems, MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch, as enhancing the safety and convenience of vehicles by allowing users to operate various features and systems – including audio systems, GPS navigation technology, and cameras – in their vehicles when, according to the


Ford’s F-Series Super Duty Pick-Up Trucks

July 10th, 2018

In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford for allegedly deceptively marketing its F-Series Super Duty pick-up trucks as “clean,” fuel-efficient, and reliable trucks that have significantly reduced emissions when, according to the complaint, the company equips the trucks with an illegal “defeat device” that reduces the vehicles emissions during testing but not


Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Diesel Vehicles

May 8th, 2018

In January and April 2018, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly deceptively advertising its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty vehicles as being the “Cleanest Super Duty Diesel Ever” with reduced nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions when, according to the complaint, the vehicles have a device that turns down the emission controls


2013 Ford Escape SE

October 27th, 2017

July 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. 2013: A class-action lawsuit filed against Ford Motor Company in 2013 for allegedly making misrepresentations about the 2013 Ford Escape SE has been given the green light to continue on. Consumers allege that


Jacks and Spare Tires for Ford Trucks

July 27th, 2017

In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for, among other things, allegedly falsely representing on Ford Truck window stickers that the vehicles come equipped with a jack and spare tire when, according to plaintiffs, lifted trucks (which have larger tires and sit higher than stock trucks of the same make


The Mileage of the Ford Fusion Hybrid

June 23rd, 2015

In June 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the mileage of the Ford Fusion Hybrid. According to the named plaintiff, the Fusion “performed below the advertised mileage even under optimal conditions.” (DeLuca et al v. Ford Motor Company and Does 1-50, Case No. BC583666, Superior Court of


Blue Shield of California Affordable Care Act Plans

October 1st, 2014

In September 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Blue Shield of California for allegedly deceptively engaging in a bait and switch scheme. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly represented that physicians and hospitals participated in the Affordable Care Act Plans when, in reality, they did not. (McCarthy et al v. California


Cigna Health and Life Insurance Affordable Care Act Plans

October 1st, 2014

In September 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. for allegedly deceptively engaging in a bait and switch scheme. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly represented that physicians and hospitals participated in the Affordable Care Act Plans when, in reality, they did not. (Davison et al


Ashford University

March 31st, 2014

“I think this is a scam, an absolute scam,” Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said of Bridgepoint, the parent company of the for-profit Ashford University, during a Senate hearing in 2011. So there’s that. Senator Harkin described a network of for-profit schools that gobble up federal funds and spit out in-debt students. According to the New


Stanford Financial Group

October 16th, 2013

In October 2013, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Willis of Colorado Inc., Willis Ltd., Willis Group Holdings Ltd., Willis North America, Inc., and Amy S. Baranoucky regarding their allegedly fraudulent involvement with and marketing of Stanford Financial Group, a financial services company based in Houston, Texas that was seized by U.S. authorities in 2009


Ford C-MAX Hybrid

August 16th, 2013

Ford boasted in this advertisement that its C-MAX Hybrid got an estimated 47 miles per gallon, a better mpg than the rival Toyota Prius. But this week, Ford announced that it was cutting the estimated mpg from 47 to 43 to better reflect reality, and it was going to refund consumers who purchased the vehicle


The Oxford Club

July 24th, 2013

The Oxford Club claims to have exclusive hold on new technology that you need to invest in right away. And this newly developed substance could render all computers, smart phones, tablets, and hi-def TVs instantly obsolete. In the coming months, every person in America is going to want the brand new versions of these products.


2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford C-Max Hybrid

April 8th, 2013

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford in March 2013 for claiming its 2013 Ford Fusion Hyrbid and 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid achieve a fuel economy rating of 47 miles per gallon when, in actuality, they don’t come close to this level of fuel efficiency. (Wright v. Ford Motor Co., Case No. 13-cv-00292, D. N.M.)


The DSA Waffles Over AdvoCare

October 10th, 2019

Former MLM holds onto its DSA membership in the aftermath of $150 million pyramid scheme settlement.



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