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Walmart’s Cell Phone Insurance Plans

November 17th, 2014

In November 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising cell phone insurance plans. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the store advertised and sold insurance plans to consumers who purchased cell phones that were too expensive to be covered by the plan. (Balzer et al v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Case

Walmart Equate Migraine

July 1st, 2014

April 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s dismissal concluding that the complaint failed to state a claim. May 2014: A federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Walmart because plaintiffs did not file an amended complaint fixing the problems in the earlier complaint, as required by a court order. The

Walmart’s Advertised Price Matching

July 1st, 2014

In April 2014, the parties in a class-action lawsuit against Walmart agreed to dismiss the complaint. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleged that Walmart’s advertisements falsely represented that the store would match the advertised prices of its competitors when, according to the plaintiffs, Walmart refused to match these prices. The lawsuit was

Great Value Lactose Free Milk

June 6th, 2013

A reader submitted the following tip concerning Great Value Lactose-Free Reduced Fat 2% Milk from Wal-Mart: We came across this after my wife consumed the Walmart brand Lactose Free milk and suffered a bad reaction, typical to lactose milk. She confirmed the reaction by consuming the Walmart Lactose Free milk again after a few days

Green or Shady: Eco Friendly Scams

January 10th, 2012

We’ve all seen and heard the terms “green,” “eco-friendly,” “natural,” “environmentally safe,” and “ozone friendly” in ads or on product labels.  Marketers across the globe have used these terms to make consumers believe that their products are good for the environment.  Thankfully, there are lots of products out there that treat Mother Earth with a

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