January 7th, 2019
In December 2018, two false advertising class-action lawsuits filed against Whirlpool Corp. were consolidated to be heard together. The complaints allege that Whirlpool falsely markets that the AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology in its ovens uses water and low heat to “self-clean” an oven in less than one hour when, according to plaintiffs, AquaLift® does not work
April 7th, 2017
In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hanesbrands for allegedly deceptively marketing L’eggs® Silken Mist® pantyhose with “innovative run resistant technology.” According to the complaint, the company deceives consumers by making them believe that certain products – including Silken Mist® Ultra Sheer Leg with Control Top and Silken Mist® Silky Sheer Leg with
July 19th, 2016
In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool Corp. for, among other things, allegedly deceptively marketing its AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology as able to “self-clean” an oven in less than one hour using only water and low heat when, in reality, the AquaLift feature does not perform as advertised. (Schechner et al v. Whirlpool
February 23rd, 2021
A master list of known and alleged scams.
February 2nd, 2021
Tune in on Thursday to hear TINA.org’s take on ways to safeguard consumers and fight fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 2nd, 2021
The misleading advertising of democratizing finance.
January 26th, 2021
November 2020: This case was transferred from a court in New York to one in California. (Case No. 20-cv-8102, N.D. Cal.) June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Western Digital Corp. for allegedly failing to disclose in its marketing of certain hard drives that they use Shingle Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology resulting in slower
January 16th, 2021
The pandemic has also triggered lawsuits over privacy issues with some video conferencing apps, and more.
September 11th, 2020
Claims for company’s pink noise-emitting earbuds ring hollow.
August 17th, 2020
Marketer makes some bold claims related to the coronavirus.
July 31st, 2020
January 2020: This case was consolidated with another related case, Danielkiewicz v. Whirlpool Corp. October 2019: The case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-13084, E.D. Mich.) September 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool Corp. for allegedly falsely advertising AquaLift ovens as “self-cleaning” when, according to the plaintiffs, the
July 2nd, 2020
In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against TWC Product and Technology for allegedly misleadingly representing that the Weather Channel app collects data from users to provide them with better personalized local weather information without disclosing that it sells the data to third parties for advertising and marketing purposes. (Hart et al v. TWC
June 19th, 2020
In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GermBloc and WillSpeed Technology for allegedly misleadingly marketing that GermBloc alcohol-free hand sanitizer kills “99.99% of germs” and prevents diseases when, according to plaintiffs, there is no scientific evidence to support such claims. (Lagorio et al v. GermBloc, Inc. and WillSpeed Technology LLC, Case No. 20-cv-11074,
June 3rd, 2020
TINA.org strives to educate clinicians about patient testimonials.
May 21st, 2020
Access to faster download speeds, among other touted features of Verizon 5G, may depend on where you are in the stadium.
April 17th, 2020
When companies green it, they better mean it.
April 3rd, 2020
March 2020: This case was transferred from a court in New York to a court in Texas. (Case No. 20-cv-326, W.D. Tex.) November 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Yeti Coolers for allegedly falsely advertising that the “Load-and-Lock Gasket” technology used in Yeti Rambler Colster coolers holds drinks securely and that cans and bottles
February 25th, 2020
Researching a company shouldn’t be one-stop shopping.
February 13th, 2020
After almost 60 years, it’s time to update advertising law.
December 6th, 2019
Microsoft technology empowers and connects everyone on the planet…well, almost everyone.