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Walmart’s Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shakes

March 4th, 2020

February 2020: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations and adding allegations that Walmart misleadingly advertises that the characterizing flavor in its vanilla shakes is vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the flavor comes from unspecified “Natural Flavors.” January 2020: A federal judge granted in part and denied in part Walmart’s motion to dismiss. The

Walmart’s Bill Payment Services

January 30th, 2020

December 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-10983, C. D. Cal.) August 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising that customers who use its bill payment service to pay third parties will be notified if payments are unsuccessful when, according to plaintiffs, such notification does not

Prices in the Walmart App

January 13th, 2020

January 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-23, C. D. Cal.) October 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely listing lower prices in its app than it charges in stores. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that Walmart’s app shows that the price of Huggies Simply Clean

Sale Prices of Walmart’s Weighted Foods

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly charging more than the advertised sale price for food that has a price based on its weight. Plaintiffs claim, for example, that Walmart reduced the price on a 1.36 pound package of chicken wings to $1.67 per pound, which would have

“Independent Doctors of Optometry” at Walmart

August 8th, 2018

July 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the District Court properly dismissed the case but it should not have been dismissed so it remanded the case to be dismissed . (Case No. 17-55539, 9th Cir.) March 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that the plaintiffs failed to show that they

Walmart’s Equate Migraine

April 27th, 2018

April 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal concluding that the complaint failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. (Case No. 14-55752, 9th Cir.) May 2014: Because plaintiffs did not file an amended complaint after their case was dismissed , the case was dismissed . Later in May,

Thread Counts of Bed Linens at Walmart

April 23rd, 2018

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against Walmart was dismissed in March 2007. The 2006 complaint alleged that the store inflated the thread count of bed linens by counting each strand in a yarn as a separate thread resulting in an actual thread count that was doubled, tripled, or quadrupled. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed

Walmart’s Equate Co-Q10

December 14th, 2017

September 2016: A federal judge granted the named plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this action and imposed two conditions on the dismissal: First, the named plaintiff must agree to use the discovery from this case in a state court case; and second, the named plaintiff must be deposed. The dismissal was . April 2015: The

Walmart’s Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda

December 1st, 2017

June 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda 1 lb package as a “3 Pack” when, in reality, the product only contains

Walmart’s Craft Beers

February 22nd, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing beers – including Cat’s Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, Round Midnight Belgian White, and Red Flag Amber – as craft beers when, in reality, the beers are not craft beers and are not produced at a craft brewery. (Adam et

Walmart’s Warranties for Car Batteries

December 14th, 2016

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively advertising that consumers who purchase car batteries receive a warranty allowing for the replacement of defective batteries without adequately disclosing that Walmart will not honor the warranty if a consumer is placed on an internal fraud database (a list of people who

Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

July 26th, 2016

July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly using false “Made in USA” labels on its website. According to the plaintiffs, Walmart’s website advertises certain products as being “Made in the USA,” “Assembled

Walmart Continues Use of Deceptive Made in USA Claims

June 28th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  June 28, 2016 –While Walmart is taking advantage of the July 4th holiday to host its 4th U.S. Manufacturing Summit and remind consumers of its marketing push to purchase $250 billion in American products, the world’s biggest retailer is also still making deceptive Made in the USA claims over a year after it

2016 Walmart Error Database

June 28th, 2016

Below are over 100 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on found in June 2016. Group 1: Instances in which U.S.-origin representations made on conflict with origin information contained on the product packaging or manufacturer’s website. Group 2: Instances in which indicates in one place that the product is made in

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