December 14th, 2017
October 2014: A federal judge dismissed this case concluding that the court does not have subject matter jurisdiction. December 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company for allegedly falsely labeling Scotts Green Max Lawn Fertilizer Plus 5.17% Iron for Deep Greening. Among other things, plaintiffs claim the product’s packaging includes directions
December 1st, 2017
September 2014: A federal judge dismissed this complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. June 2014: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and The Scotts Company, LLC moved to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging that the companies falsely market Scotts Lawn Fertilizer Plus 5.17% Iron (“GreenMax). The companies argue that the court does not have subject matter
January 8th, 2019
December 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement providing refunds to class members who submit valid claim forms and have not already received a full refund under the No Quibble Guarantee. Class members with proof of purchase that shows the purchase price will receive a full refund for up to six
June 27th, 2018
In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Monsanto Company regarding its crop system composed of Monsanto’s seeds and various herbicides – including Monsanto’s Xtendimax, BASF’s Engenia, and DuPont’s Fexapan – that are designed to be used together and resistant to a synthetic herbicide dicamba. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company
April 26th, 2016
In April 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against John Deere for allegedly misleadingly marketing agricultural seed planters – including the John Deere 1770NT planter — as simultaneously and evenly planting seeds and distributing fertilizer when, in reality, the planters do not evenly distribute fertilizer to the rows of seed they plant. (Armstrong et al
June 15th, 2015
It’s not always easy choosing the perfect Father’s Day gift and these ad claims don’t help.
March 23rd, 2015
Lawsuits claim lawn care leader falsely advertises some of its fertilizer and seed.