July 25th, 2017
January 2017: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Case No. 16-3318, 3rd Cir.) August 2016: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the July 2016 dismissal. July 2016: A federal judge granted the company’s motion to dismiss finding that, among other things, plaintiffs failed to plead
October 1st, 2021
Allegations: Falsely representing the speed and storage capacity of Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones
July 30th, 2021
Allegations: Misleadingly representing that its security systems would provide reliable home security and consumers would be able to view videos on their computers, smartphones, and tablets when the security systems were unreliable and inoperable due to a defect
October 30th, 2018
Streaming sports on this app may require you to move around a bit, undercutting claims that you can watch “wherever you are.”
July 31st, 2018
Smartphones marketed as “water resistant” are increasingly proving to be more resistant to warranties than water.
April 11th, 2018
In March 2018, a federal judge dismissed the false advertising claims in a class-action lawsuit filed against Logitech Inc. in 2017. The complaint alleges that Logitech deceptively represented that its high-definition digital video home security systems provided customers with comprehensive, reliable home security, and that the technology allowed them to view live video feeds from
August 31st, 2017
In August 2017, a federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve a class-action lawsuit filed against Sony earlier in 2017. The April 2017 complaint alleges that the company deceptively advertises its Xperia smartphones and tablets as waterproof when, according to plaintiffs, they are not waterproof and not designed or capable of underwater
February 17th, 2017
President Trump’s penchant for promoting companies turns tweets into #ads.
June 20th, 2016
Carriers facing challenges to advertisements.
June 9th, 2016
In June 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Cashforiphones.com (a company that buys used iPhones, smartphones, laptop computers, and tablets) was transferred from a court in California to one in Nevada. The complaint, which was originally filed in March 2015, alleges that the company runs a bait and switch scam where the company generates
May 27th, 2016
Consumers complain product does not provide advertised coverage.
March 16th, 2016
To “get” does not mean to be gifted.
February 29th, 2016
Fine print discloses numerous conditions tied to new iPhone promotion.
December 15th, 2015
The reality of the free Google Star Wars virtual reality cardboard giveaway.
April 27th, 2015
Despite promises to the contrary, shoppers could not opt out of the tracking service.
April 13th, 2015
Class-action lawsuit takes a swipe at online dating app’s new policy to charge for unlimited likes.
March 2nd, 2015
Digging into the fine print and details behind four recent ads.
January 30th, 2015
When a promise of big savings goes up in a puff of smoke.
December 16th, 2014
Free tablet promotion caused consumer confusion by not adequately disclosing terms.
November 19th, 2014
A split second just isn’t enough time for consumers to pick up on important information in advertising.