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Class-Action Tracker

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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Service Protection Agreements from Sears

Published on November 27th, 2018 by TINA

October 2018: This lawsuit was automatically stayed after Sears filed for bankruptcy. 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sears (and amended in 2016) for allegedly deceptively offering service protection agreements to cover the maintenance and ... Read More


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General Motors Diesel Automobiles

Published on November 27th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel automobiles when, according to plaintiffs, a pump in the vehicles is not ... Read More


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Ford’s Diesel Vehicles

Published on November 27th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel vehicles when, according to plaintiffs, a pump in the vehicles is ... Read More


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Sentry Natural Defense

Published on November 26th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly falsely advertising a flea and tick repellent called Sentry Natural Defense as being safe to use around pets when, according to plaintiffs, the repellent ... Read More


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Roland Canned Octopus

Published on November 26th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Roland Food and Orbe for allegedly marketing Roland canned octopus as containing octopus when, according to the complaint, the product actually contains squid. (Fonseca et al v. ... Read More


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Pure Protein

Published on November 26th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against United States Nutrition for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for Pure Protein products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the containers are nearly 40% empty space. (Matic et ... Read More


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Packaging of Annie’s Homegrown Cereals

Published on November 21st, 2018 by TINA

November 2018: This action was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-2634, S. D. CA.) October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Mills for allegedly deceptively packaging Annie’s Homegrown cereals using ed packaging. Specifically, ... Read More


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Kroger Bread Crumbs

Published on November 21st, 2018 by TINA

October 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of this class-action lawsuit finding that the named plaintiff adequately alleged that she relied on label misrepresentations and purchased the product relying on those misrepresentations. ... Read More


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Tylenol® Rapid Release Gelcaps

Published on November 21st, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Tylenol® rapid release gelcaps work faster than other acetaminophen products when, according to plaintiffs, the products do ... Read More


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Juice Organics Repairing Line

Published on November 21st, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Juice Organics for allegedly deceptively marketing its Repairing shampoos, conditioners, and hair masks as having the ability to repair damaged hair when, according to plaintiffs, none of ... Read More


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Werther’s Original Caramel Hard Candies

Published on November 21st, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Storck USA L.P. for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for Werther’s Original Caramel Hard Candies. Specifically, the complaint claims that the opaque packages contain more than 40% ... Read More


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Bob Evans Ready-to-Eat Mashed Potatoes

Published on November 20th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BEF Foods for allegedly misleadingly giving consumers the impression that Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes contain only butter when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain a “butter blend” ... Read More


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Prices of McDonald’s Combo Meals

Published on November 20th, 2018 by TINA

November 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-9354, C. D. CA.) September 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against McDonald’s for allegedly failing to disclose that advertised prices for its ... Read More


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Wilderness Treatment Center

Published on November 20th, 2018 by TINA

In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Wilderness Treatment Center for allegedly misleadingly marketing the services and housing it provides to youth suffering from substance abuse and other behavioral issues. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that ... Read More


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Sinemia Subscriptions for Movie Tickets

Published on November 20th, 2018 by TINA

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sinemia Inc. for allegedly deceptively advertising monthly prices for its subscriptions for movie tickets without adequately disclosing that other processing fees will be added to each movie ... Read More


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