May 21st, 2019
In 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against the marketers of Duracell LED flashlights with replacement batteries. The complaint alleges that the companies misleadingly represent that the flashlights provide light for up to one hour and 30 minutes at the high-intensity setting and up to seven hours at the low-intensity setting when, according
August 9th, 2017
In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ocean State Job Lot for allegedly deceptively marketing batteries as traditional and authentic Duracell batteries when, according to plaintiffs, the batteries do not meet the specifications for batteries sold in the U.S., but rather meet Asian specifications, which are different. (Stewart et al v. Ocean State
July 26th, 2017
March 2016: The U.S. Supreme Court denied . January 2015: TINA.org filed an amicus brief supporting a December 2015 Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court, which urges the Court to review the case. July 2015: An appellate court judge affirmed the district court’s approval of the settlement of this lawsuit.
April 19th, 2016
In March 2016, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Gillette and Procter & Gamble alleging that the marketing for Duracell AA and AAA Copper Top batteries with the Duralock ring is misleading. Among other things, the complaint, which was originally filed in November 2014, alleged that various marketing materials – including the
May 8th, 2019
Courts weigh in on legal term.
December 8th, 2016
Here’s what we accomplished in 2016 with your help.
January 15th, 2016
March 21, 2016: The U.S. Supreme Court denied . January 14, 2016: TINA.org files amicus brief in support of Petition for Writ of to the United States Supreme Court, urging the Court to review this case. &nbs
January 15th, 2016
In 2013, the Gillette Company and Proctor & Gamble settled a class-action lawsuit over the allegedly deceptive marketing of Duracell Ultra batteries. (Plaintiffs alleged that the companies falsely marketed Ultra batteries as lasting longer than the standard CopperTop batteries when that wasn’t the case.) The settlement provided $5.68 million to the plaintiffs’ attorneys, $6 million worth of Duracell products
December 2nd, 2015
In October 2015, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of Duracell batteries alleging, among other things, that the marketing (including TV and radio commercials, and product packaging) for Duralock batteries is misleading. The complaint, which was originally filed against The Gillette Company and Procter & Gamble in 2014, alleged that the
August 11th, 2014
Have you ever spotted a suspect “like” on your Facebook profile?
January 29th, 2013
In Super Bowl, it’s Willis over Upshaw.