July 17th, 2020
December 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-10621, C.D. Cal.) November 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Charter Communications for allegedly misleadingly representing that the company gives new customers in California a “free” internet modem to use in their home when, according to plaintiffs, customers are charged
May 27th, 2020
In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Charter Communications for allegedly deceptively advertising that the monthly rate for its cable television services will be fixed for a period of one or two years when, according to plaintiffs, the company increases the rates after customers sign up or renew their services. Plaintiffs also claim
August 6th, 2018
July 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-6480, C. D. CA.) June 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Charter Communications and Spectrum Management. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies misleadingly promise residential internet speeds that it cannot reliably provide. Plaintiffs also claim that the companies falsely represent
April 17th, 2017
In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Charter Communications and Spectrum Management for allegedly deceptively advertising internet speeds and access that they could not deliver. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies advertised “fast, reliable [i]nternet speeds” with “no buffering,” “slowdowns,” and “lag” when, in reality, the companies used equipment, network, and infrastructure
February 23rd, 2017
In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Buffalo Trace Distillery, Old Charter Distillery, and Sazerac Company for allegedly misrepresenting that Old Charter is an 8-year aged bourbon when the bourbon is actually aged for “significantly less than 8 years.” (Penrose et al v. Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., Old Charter Distillery Co., and Sazerac
November 28th, 2016
In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Buffalo Trace Distillery for allegedly deceptively labeling Old Charter bourbon as 8-year aged bourbon when such claims are not true. (Parker et al v. Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., Old Charter Distillery Co., and Sazerac Company, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-8986, S. D. NY.) For more information about
September 25th, 2018
In August 2018, the alleged victims of a fraudulent investment scheme filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the orchestrators of the scheme make investors believe that they’re investing in a mobile business solutions company (MDO, LLC) when, according to plaintiffs, the money was misappropriated and used to fund the lifestyle of the orchestrators, including chartered
October 25th, 2017
“With AT&T Fiber, the future is here,” the telecom says. But is it really?
September 25th, 2017
From ambiguous hashtags to delaying disclosure, the family continues to spurn federal endorsement guidelines.
January 5th, 2017
Company promises to ditch several print and online ad claims following review.
August 22nd, 2016
TINA.org takes famous family’s deceptive social media endorsements to the FTC.
December 10th, 2015
With only a small number of movies available in 4K, NAD recommends changes to advertising.
September 23rd, 2013
After a yearlong investigation, New York regulators are announcing a crackdown on misleading online reviews.
October 1st, 2011
There are many federal laws that regulate advertisements in some way or another. We’ve listed some of the key provisions below, along with a snapshot of what each law says: *This page is informational only and does not take the place of legal advice. If you have a question or concern, please consult with a