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Samsung Televisions and Geek Squad Protection Plans

February 27th, 2019

January 2019: The claims against Best Buy were dismissed for failure to state a claim. 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics and Best Buy stores regarding the marketing of Samsung Plasma televisions and Geek Squad Protection Plans. The complaint, which was originally filed in February and amended in November, alleges that Best


Samsung Electronics with Pentile Screens

December 19th, 2018

In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics for allegedly misleadingly advertising phones and tablets with PenTile screens – including Wave and Galaxy devices – as being high resolution when, according to plaintiffs, the screens are not high resolution because they do not have the represented number of pixels. (According to the


Samsung’s Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances

September 18th, 2018

September 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-62111, S. D. FL.) August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly falsely advertising kitchen appliances as being “stainless steel” when, according to the plaintiffs, they are actually other materials that are painted or laminated to look like stainless steel. (Ferris


Samsung Galaxy Gear S Smartwatch

March 14th, 2018

February 2018: A federal judge granted in part and denied in part Samsung’s motion to dismiss the amended complaint, dismissing the New Jersey consumer fraud state law claims finding that Georgia law applies to plaintiffs’ claims, and dismissing unjust enrichment claims finding that there was not a direct relationship between plaintiffs and Samsung. Plaintiffs’ other


Samsung Galaxy S7 Phones

February 16th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly falsely advertising that Samsung Galaxy S7 phones are water-resistant when, according to plaintiffs, they are not. (Kolodziej et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-768, N. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Samsung, click here.


YouTube App on Samsung Smart TVs

November 13th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly deceptively advertising Smart TVs as having the capability to access the YouTube app directly from the televisions when, according to the complaint, the YouTube app stopped functioning on Smart TVs that send content and communicate with televisions using an older, flash-based


Samsung LED Televisions

October 27th, 2017

January 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2014: This case was transferred to a New Jersey court. (Case No. 14-cv-6356, D. NJ.) February 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly falsely advertising its televisions as “LED” when they are really LCD televisions.


Samsung “Series 3” Chromebook Laptop Computer

September 25th, 2017

September 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2016: A federal judge dismissed the claims for injunctive relief because the named plaintiff failed to establish standing. The claims were dismissed . June 2014: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung alleging that, among other things, the


The Energy Efficiency of Samsung Televisions

February 9th, 2017

In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly misrepresenting the energy efficiency of its televisions. Specifically, the complaint claims that Samsung televisions have ENERGYGUIDE labels and the ENERGY STAR® logo indicating that the televisions meet ENERGY STAR® program standards for energy efficiency when, in reality, the televisions are programmed to disable


Samsung’s Energy Efficiency Claims

November 28th, 2016

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly marketing televisions as “energy efficient” and “Energy Star” certified when, in reality, software automatically disables energy-saving features whenever picture settings are changed without the consumer’s knowledge. (Cali et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-8495, C. D. CA.) For more information


Samsung Televisions

October 12th, 2016

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly misleadingly concealing that its televisions use more energy than the Energy Guide labeling and advertising represent. (Coghlan et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-9658, N. D. IL.) For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Samsung and TINA.org’s coverage


Samsung Galaxy S7 Cellphones

September 20th, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly falsely advertising its Galaxy S7 cellphones as water resistant when such claims are not true. (Velasquez-Reyes et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-1953, C. D. CA.) For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding cellphones and TINA.org’s coverage


Samsung LED TVs

April 27th, 2016

In April 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly falsely marketing televisions as LED when, in reality, the televisions are LCD televisions that use light emitting diodes (LEDs) to light the liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. In other words, the complaint claims the LED labels refer to the light source instead of


Samsung Galaxy S5

July 21st, 2015

A phone that is only “water resistant” under the right circumstances.


Galaxy S4 Smartphone

September 24th, 2019

February 2019: The parties notified the Court that they reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. August 2015: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this complaint, including the storage capacity claims and some of the benchmarking manipulation claims (the storage capacity claims were dismissed and the dismissed



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