December 19th, 2018
In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics for allegedly misleadingly advertising phones and tablets with PenTile screens – including Wave and Galaxy devices – as being high resolution when, according to plaintiffs, the screens are not high resolution because they do not have the represented number of pixels. (According to the
November 19th, 2018
In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively inflating the milliampere-hours (mAh) ratings for its Onn brand Power Banks (portable power sources that can be used to charge electronic devices, such as phones, tablets, and laptops) when, according to the complaint, testing shows that the mAh rating – which represents
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.”
August 30th, 2018
Experts weigh in on how to avoid being a victim of these latest campus scams.
July 31st, 2018
Smartphones marketed as “water resistant” are increasingly proving to be more resistant to warranties than water.
May 31st, 2018
In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Netgear alleging that its all-in-one baby monitor Arlo Baby does not work as advertised. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly markets that consumers can stream video and audio from the baby monitors on other devices (such as computers, cellphones, and tablets) when, according to the complaint,
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
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
September 25th, 2017
Below is a sampling of social media posts in which Kylie Jenner has failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose her material relationship to the companies promoted in the posts, either by failing to timely include any disclosure or by using an insufficient disclosure. These posts – on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat – were published after
September 25th, 2017
Below is a sampling of social media posts in which Kendall Jenner has failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose her material relationship to the companies promoted in the posts, either by failing to timely include any disclosure or by using an insufficient disclosure. These posts – on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat – were published after
September 19th, 2017
November 2014: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. July 2014: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement to a class-action lawsuit against Motorola. According to the complaint (which was originally filed in 2012), Motorola made several representations on its website and Twitter page indicating that it would upgrade the CLIQ XT’s
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
June 29th, 2017
January/February 2017: The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s decision to dismiss the complaint with prejudice and remanded the case for further proceedings. January 2016: This action was dismissed because the named plaintiff filed a complaint making similar allegations in a California court before filing this Florida action, giving California jurisdiction over
June 8th, 2017
Ringless robocall provider seeks an exemption from the FCC.
June 5th, 2017
TINA.org’s investigation revealed that DealDash holds auctions for, positively describes, and endorses products that are sold by companies chaired or founded by DealDash founder William Wolfram, a fact that is not disclosed to consumers in any DealDash marketing materials. Below is the evidence of these undisclosed material connections. • William Wolfram, DealDash: DealDash.com, Our Team (showing
June 2nd, 2017
Company owner on the run after feds halt scam.
February 17th, 2017
President Trump’s penchant for promoting companies turns tweets into #ads.
December 7th, 2016
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Mophie for allegedly falsely advertising that its Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 6/6s extends the battery life of devices when it actually damages the internal battery of the device. The lawsuit was filed in state court in October 2016 and transferred to federal court in December 2016.
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
October 17th, 2016
May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. February 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against T-Mobile USA for, among other things, allegedly deceptively advertising “no contract” cellphone service plans. Plaintiffs claim that the company deceptively advertises its “no contract” service plans as having no hidden fees when, in