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Here in our Class-Action Tracker (CAT) section, you can find information about false or deceptive advertising class-action lawsuits filed around the country. For each case, we highlight the allegations in the complaint, as well as the status of the case. We also link to relevant settlement pages when possible. Please note that our list is not comprehensive and does not reflect TINA.org’s opinion with respect to the lawsuits or disposition of the cases. (Additional disclaimer: Sometimes we get behind due to the huge number of class actions pending in the U.S. so the information may not always be up-to-date.)

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Texas Superfood Select

Published on March 4th, 2016 by TINA

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against The Nuplexa Group in January 2016. The complaint alleges that the company misleadingly markets Texas Superfood Select as a dietary supplement providing consumers with the same nutritional value ... Read More


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Angie’s List Search Results

Published on March 4th, 2016 by TINA

In February 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Angie’s List for, among other things, allegedly misleadingly marketing its content – including the order that service providers appear in search results – as based on unfiltered ... Read More


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Dr. Scholl’s “Custom Fit Orthotic” Inserts

Published on March 3rd, 2016 by TINA

In February 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Consumer Health for allegedly deceptively marketing Dr. Scholl’s “Custom Fit Orthotic” inserts. The complaint alleges that the company deceptively markets over-the-counter shoe inserts as “custom fitted ... Read More


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KIND Bars “Weight Gain” Claims

Published on March 1st, 2016 by TINA

In February 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against KIND, LLC. According to the complaint, the company misleadingly represents that scientific evidence shows that “eating two KIND bars a day helps prevent weight gain” ... Read More


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Nutiva Coconut Oils

Published on February 29th, 2016 by TINA

In January 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nutiva, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing various Nutiva coconut oil products, including Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, and Refined Coconut Oil. The complaint ... Read More


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Elations Daily Joint Supplement Drink

Published on February 29th, 2016 by TINA

February 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. August 2015: A federal judge preliminarily approved a $1.35 million settlement of this lawsuit. According to the proposed settlement terms, class members are eligible to ... Read More


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Monster HDMI Cables and HDTVs

Published on February 26th, 2016 by TINA

January 2016: A federal judge dismissed all of the false advertising claims in this class-action, finding, among other things, that the named plaintiff did not sufficiently plead that he relied on the allegedly false claims. The ... Read More


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i-Cool for Menopause

Published on February 17th, 2016 by TINA

In December 2015, a state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against DSM Nutritional Products. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2011, alleges that the company falsely markets the dietary ... Read More


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Household Finance Corporation

Published on February 17th, 2016 by TINA

In December 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Household Finance Corporation International alleging, among other things, that the company deceptively marketed two of its trial period loan modification plans. According to the complaint, the company ... Read More


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Maytag Centennial Washing Machines

Published on February 17th, 2016 by TINA

In February 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool Corporation for allegedly misrepresenting the water and energy efficiency of Maytag Centennial washing machines (specifically, model numbers MVWC6ESWW0, MVWC6ESWW1, MVWC7ESWW0). The complaint claims that the company ... Read More


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DeVry University

Published on February 10th, 2016 by TINA

In January 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against DeVry University for allegedly misleadingly advertising students’ post-graduation job prospects, employability, and earnings potential. According to the complaint, DeVry misleadingly advertises that 90 percent of its graduates ... Read More


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Simply Garcinia Cambogia

Published on February 9th, 2016 by TINA

In February 2016, a federal judge stayed (i.e., suspended) the action in a class-action lawsuit against Healthy Choice Labs. The complaint, which was originally filed in February 2015, alleges that the company deceptively promotes introductory “free ... Read More


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Bai 5 Antioxidant Infusions

Published on February 9th, 2016 by TINA

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Bai Brands for allegedly misleadingly representing that Bai 5 Antioxidant Infusions beverages contain antioxidants without meeting federal and state requirements to make such claims. In January 2016, a ... Read More


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Cellucor Brand Dietary Supplements

Published on February 9th, 2016 by TINA

February 2016: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed this action. The reasons for the dismissal have not yet been disclosed. January 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Cellucor and Nutrabolt for, among other things, allegedly falsely ... Read More


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McDonald’s Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Published on February 3rd, 2016 by TINA

In January 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against McDonald’s for allegedly falsely marketing its Mozzarella Cheese Sticks as being made with “pure mozzarella,” “real mozzarella,” and “100% real cheese” when they actually contain various filler ... Read More


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Whole Foods Prices

Published on February 2nd, 2016 by TINA

January 2016: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit after the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not yet been disclosed. October 2015: This lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Burgos et al ... Read More


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Uber’s Safe Rides Representations

Published on February 2nd, 2016 by TINA

In January 2016, the parties to a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against Uber agreed to dismiss the case after reaching a settlement agreement, the terms of which are confidential. The complaint, which was filed in ... Read More


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Packaging of Lean Shake Products

Published on February 2nd, 2016 by TINA

In December 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly deceptively packaging GNC Lean Shake products — including Total Lean, Total Lean Advanced, and Total Lean Control and Reduce — in large, opaque containers ... Read More


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