July 30th, 2019
In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bai Brands for allegedly falsely marketing that four flavors of bai Antioxidant Cocofusion beverages – Andes Coconut Lime, Puna Coconut Pineapple, Maui Coconut Raspberry, and Malawi Coconut Mango – contain limes, pineapples, raspberries, and mangos, respectively, when, according to the complaint, the beverages do not contain
July 2nd, 2019
In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AT&T for allegedly deceptively using a bait-and-switch advertising scheme in which it advertises flat monthly rates for wireless service plans when, according to plaintiffs, the company fails to disclose certain fees and the amount customers pay each month is actually higher than advertised. (Vianu et al
March 22nd, 2019
In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Vivid Seats uses a bait-and-switch scheme to lure consumers to buy tickets to concerts and sporting events by offering percentage discounts off of the original prices of tickets when, according to the plaintiffs, consumers who purchase these tickets actually pay the original price for them.
June 8th, 2018
In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bai Brands for allegedly misleadingly marketing fruit-flavored beverags – including Bai Antioxidant Infusion Brasilia Blueberry and Bai Bubbles Sparkling Antioxidant Infusion Bolivia Black Cherry – as natural when, according to the plaintiffs, the beverages contain artificial flavors. (Branca et al v. Bai Brands, LLC, Case No.
January 26th, 2017
Is Justin Timberlake urging fans on Instagram to buy Bai?
August 29th, 2016
Don’t get driven mad this Labor Day by deceptive auto sales ads.
July 11th, 2016
January 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. May 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bai 5 for allegedly deceptively marketing the Bai 5 Antioxidant Infusions, including the Brasilia Blueberry, Malawi Mango, and Sumutra Dragonfruit flavors. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the marketing materials – such as the product
June 9th, 2016
In June 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Cashforiphones.com (a company that buys used iPhones, smartphones, laptop computers, and tablets) was transferred from a court in California to one in Nevada. The complaint, which was originally filed in March 2015, alleges that the company runs a bait and switch scam where the company generates
June 9th, 2016
In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AT&T for allegedly using bait and switch tactics by advertising calling plans on the packaging of GoPhones that AT&T does not offer. The named plaintiff claims that, when he was activating the phone, AT&T informed him that it did not have the “10¢ per minute for
May 19th, 2016
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against BevMo! for allegedly engaging in a bait and switch scheme by advertising certain wines as having high ratings when, in reality, the wines being sold are from different vintages and therefore do not have the same rating as those advertised. (Liang et al v. Bevmo!, Case No.
February 9th, 2016
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Bai Brands for allegedly misleadingly representing that Bai 5 Antioxidant Infusions beverages contain antioxidants without meeting federal and state requirements to make such claims. In January 2016, a hearing on a motion to dismiss was held. The motion was taken under submission, which means the judge did
March 4th, 2014
Advertised deals get consumers in the door but not necessarily the price or product they wanted.
January 22nd, 2013
Fish Tale: What’s in your sushi?
April 22nd, 2020
In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Verizon Wireless alleging that its May 2019 Mother’s Day promotion was a bait-and-switch scheme. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company falsely promised that consumers who bought an iPhone XR, iPhone XS MAX, iPhone XS, or iPhone X as part of the promotion would get a free
February 27th, 2020
Figuring out when this interactive aquarium will open is a quest in itself, as consumers complain of a bait and switch.
February 24th, 2020
In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unreal Mobile for allegedly engaging in a bait-and-switch scheme where it falsely advertises that consumers who have its “unlimited talk, text and 1 GB of data” monthly plans could roll over up to 500MB of unused data to the next month for no additional fees when,
February 20th, 2020
In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GEICO for allegedly engaging in a bait-and-switch marketing scheme. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that GEICO deceptively lures consumers in with a low quote for full coverage auto insurance premiums but, in reality, the quote is for an inferior policy that does not include collision insurance. (Alaei et
January 31st, 2020
Consumer says she was scammed by company, which advertised on Facebook. And she’s not the only one.
January 27th, 2020
Latest FTC pyramid action should serve as a warning for the MLM industry.
November 21st, 2019
August 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2018: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. January 2018: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members who were enrolled in a variable rate plan will receive a cash refund