March 26th, 2018
March 2018: A federal judge granted Home Depot’s motion to dismiss finding, among other things, that the labels are not misleading to reasonable consumers because they have enough information to determine the actual dimensions of the wood. The case was dismissed . March 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Home Depot for allegedly falsely
January 9th, 2018
In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Home Depot for allegedly misrepresenting that its lumber is mahogany when, according to plaintiffs, the wood is not mahogany and is actually other species of wood, such as eucalyptus. (Golden et al v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Case No. 18-cv-33, E. D. CA.) For more of
April 4th, 2017
October 2017: The named plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal. September 2017: A federal judge dismissed this case concluding that the labels are not deceptive. Among other things, the judge found that reasonable consumers would not think that the labels showed the exact dimensions of the lumber and they had access to
June 24th, 2015
June 2015: Some of the class-action lawsuits against Lumber Liquidators were transferred to one court where they will be heard together. (In Re: Lumber Liquidators Chinese-Manufactured Flooring Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2627, Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation) Early 2015: Numerous class-action lawsuits were filed against Lumber Liquidators over a
March 11th, 2015
A recent slew of class-action lawsuits allege company falsely markets its laminate flooring as safe.
August 22nd, 2019
A review of the FTC’s Made in USA enforcement actions
May 8th, 2019
Courts weigh in on legal term.
September 7th, 2018
If you prefer real wood over the manmade stuff, it’s important that you know how to tell the difference.
October 26th, 2016
In July, August, and September 2016, multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Lumber Liquidators for allegedly deceptively marketing its “Dream Home” brand laminate flooring as “durable” and meeting the AC3 standard (i.e., the primary industry standard for durability of laminate flooring) when, in reality, the laminate flooring does not meet the AC3 standard and is
February 23rd, 2016
TINA.org calls out cure-all pillow marketing.