Results for "apple"

Apple’s iOS update

March 20th, 2018

In late 2017 and early 2018, multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Apple for allegedly misrepresenting that an iOS update to the operating software of iPhones was compatible with older iPhone models when, according to the complaints, the older phones did not function properly after the update was installed. Plaintiffs claim that Apple did not


Apple & Eve Juices

February 14th, 2018

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Apple & Eve, LLC for allegedly using deceptive claims in the marketing for its juices, including the Cranberry Raspberry, Very Berry, and Apple flavors. Specifically, the complaint claims that the company misleadingly markets the juices as having no added preservatives when, according to the plaintiffs,


Apple iMac

October 27th, 2017

May 2014: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. March 2014: A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit finding, among other things, that the alleged representations by Apple were “inactionable puffery.” Plaintiffs have 30 days to amend the complaint and re-file. October 2013: A class action complaint was filed


The Functionality of Apple iPhones

July 6th, 2017

March 2016: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that plaintiffs did not satisfy the heightened-pleading standard for fraud-based claims and did not state a plausible claim. The dismissal was . May 2015: Plaintiffs filed another complaint making similar allegations. March 2015: A federal judge dismissed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Apple. The complaint,


Kroger Apple Juices

April 10th, 2017

A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Kroger Co. for allegedly deceptively labeling Kroger 100% Apple Juice, Kroger 100% Natural Apple Juice, and Simple Truth Organic 100% Apple Juice as having “No Sugar Added” when apple juice does not usually contain added sugar. (According to the complaint, the FDA has stated that the label “No


AppleCare Warranty

January 5th, 2017

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for allegedly deceptively advertising the AppleCare extended warranty purchased with Apple products by failing to adequately disclose details about the warranty, including that the warranty may begin to run before someone receives the product (which shortens the length of the extended warranty). The lawsuit was


Apple’s Wi-Fi Assist Application

December 12th, 2016

November 2016: A Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of this matter was filed. (Phillips and Cottrell et al v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 16-17189, 9th Cir.) October 2016: A federal judge dismissed the amended complaint finding, among other things, that plaintiffs did not show a real threat of future harm and did not allege


Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program

November 21st, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for allegedly misleadingly marketing that consumers who sign-up for the iPhone Upgrade Program and make monthly payments can upgrade their iPhones each year when, in reality, program members who tried to upgrade to the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in September 2016 were required


Stem Cell Booster Serum with Swiss Apple Stem Cells

September 19th, 2016

November 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. April 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Reviva Labs, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing its “Stem Cell Booster Serum with Swiss Apple Stem Cells” a/k/a “Stem Cell Booster Serum #310” as a revolutionary and “almost magical” anti-aging


AppleCare and AppleCare+ Plans

September 1st, 2016

In July 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple alleging, among other things, that the company misrepresents that replacement devices provided to consumers under extended warranties, such as the AppleCare and AppleCare+ plans, will be new devices when they are actually refurbished, reconditioned, and secondhand. (Maldonado et al v. Apple Inc., AppleCare Service Company,


Apple iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Signals

August 17th, 2016

August 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. December 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for, among other things, allegedly failing to disclose that, when streaming high volumes of data for a period of time, the phone’s operating system automatically switched from streaming data


Apple’s Siri

June 10th, 2016

May 2016: The Ninth Circuit denied plaintiffs’ petitions for rehearing. April 2016: Plaintiffs filed a Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc (i.e., a rehearing by all of the judges of the Ninth Circuit, rather than the selected three-judge panel). February 2016: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision to dismiss the action. (In


Pineapple Snakaroons

July 10th, 2015

FDA goes after another purported “healthy” snack for packing too much saturated fat.


Advertised Storage Capacity of Apple Devices

March 23rd, 2015

In February 2015, plaintiffs who filed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Apple. Inc. voluntarily dismissed the case. The complaint, which was filed the same month, alleged that the company deceptively advertised the storage capacity for 8 GB and 16 GB iPhones, iPads, and iPods with the iOS 8 operating system. According to the complaint,


Apple iPhone 3G

October 7th, 2014

In September 2014, a state appellate judge revived a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Apple for its allegedly false advertising of the iPhone 3G. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2010, alleges, among other things, that Apple falsely advertised the iPhone 3G as “twice as fast” as the iPhone 2G when, in reality, flaws


What’s Offensive, Apple?

October 2nd, 2014

Conflicting iTunes policy on offensive material doesn’t seem to benefit the consumer.


Apple Lightning Connector

November 26th, 2013

February 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising its Lightning connector, a cable used to synchronize content on and charge hardware devices. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company advertises the product as “more


Apple Children’s Game Apps

March 1st, 2013

December 2013: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2013: An objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. October 2013: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. September 2013: Plaintiffs moved for final approval of a settlement agreement that would


Are Apple’s Ads about Siri Misleading?

March 27th, 2012

A lawsuit filed against Apple claims that the company “. . . has conveyed the misleading and deceptive message that the iPhone 4S’s Siri feature, a so-called voice-activated assistant…



Back to Top ↑