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Tide purclean Laundry Detergent

August 25th, 2020

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Procter & Gamble Company for allegedly falsely marketing that Tide purclean laundry detergent is “plant based” when, according to plaintiffs, the detergent contains ingredients that come from petroleum. Plaintiffs also claim that the USDA BioPreferred Bio Certified Seal on the front label does not adequately


Ancestry.com

August 20th, 2020

July 2020: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1456,S.D. Cal.) June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ancestry.com alleging that it misleadingly offers a free trial to access genealogical records without adequately disclosing that consumers who sign up for the free trial will be automatically enrolled in a monthly subscription resulting


Bumble Boost

August 10th, 2020

July 2020: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would provide class members with both monetary and injunctive relief. Class members who purchased Bumble Boost will receive a cash award in an amount that depends on several factors, including the number of claimants and the amount of the settlement fund (the maximum award


Several Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

August 10th, 2020

In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that germ-X and several store-brand hand sanitizers – including CVS Health, equate (Walmart), and Walgreens – kill 99.99% of germs when, according to plaintiffs, the products are not effective against several organisms that cause diseases, such as the norovirus and


FineVine’s Activated Charcoal Oral Care Products

August 7th, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against FineVine, LLC for allegedly falsely advertising its Activated Coconut Charcoal Powder and Activated Coconut Charcoal Toothpaste. Specifically, the complaint claims that the company: falsely advertises that the dental products can, among other things, whiten and strengthen teeth, fight cavities, and prevent tooth decay without adequate scientific


Cali White Activated Charcoal Dental Products

August 7th, 2020

April 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Crew International for allegedly falsely advertising Cali White Activated Charcoal and Coconut Oil Teeth Whitening Toothpaste and Cali White Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Powder. Specifically, the complaint claims that the company:


Bitconnect’s Marketing Representations

July 31st, 2020

February 2019: This case was consolidated with several related cases. (Case No. 18-cv-80086, S. D. Fla.) For more information about the consolidated case, click here. October 2018: The case was transferred from a court in Minnesota to a court in Florida. (Case No. 18-cv-81329, S.D. Fla.) January 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bitconnect


Pacific Foods Vanilla Hemp Plant-Based Beverage

July 28th, 2020

In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pacific Foods of Oregon for allegedly deceptively marketing Pacific Foods Vanilla Hemp Plant-Based Beverage as containing vanilla without adequately disclosing that the beverage also contains artificial flavors that imitate the flavor of vanilla. (Weintz et al v. Pacific Foods of Oregon, LLC, Case No. 20-cv-5385, S.D.N.Y.)


Life Alert

July 24th, 2020

Does Life Alert really save a life every 11 minutes?


Intelius Subscriptions

July 17th, 2020

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Intelius for allegedly misleadingly displaying in large, bold font that the price of a search on its website is $0.95 without adequately disclosing that consumers who make purchases will be automatically enrolled in recurring monthly subscriptions that cost $29.95 a month. According to the complaint, the


Synapse Group’s Automatic Renewals of Magazine Subscriptions

July 17th, 2020

June 2019: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2019: A state court judge granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a pro rata share of the settlement fund after other expenses – including attorneys’ fees, service payments, litigation expenses, and


Prices at Noble House Hotels & Resort Restaurants

July 17th, 2020

February 2019: A federal judge granted the restaurant’s motion for summary judgment concluding that menus are not advertisements. The judge also found that the restaurants adequately disclosed the surcharge and, therefore, reasonable consumers would not be misled. 2018: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Noble


L’Oréal and Maybelline Liquid Cosmetics

July 17th, 2020

August 2019: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal order. July 2019: A federal judge dismissed this case concluding that the claims were preempted by federal law and the plaintiffs did not adequately allege that reasonable consumers would be deceived by the product packaging. 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against L’Oréal USA


Subscriptions to The New York Times

July 10th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The New York Times for allegedly failing to adequately disclose that consumers who sign up on the website or app are enrolled in a program that automatically renews their subscriptions resulting in consumers being charged without their express informed consent. (Moses et al v. The New


Subscriptions for Liquid Web’s Products

July 8th, 2020

June 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-5957, C.D. Cal.) May 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Liquid Web for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms of subscriptions for its web hosting products resulting in consumers being charged without their consent. (Licea v Liquid Web, LLC,


Google’s Marketing of Pine-Sol

July 2nd, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Google’s website – sometimes referred to as Google Buys or Google Shopping — misleadingly markets Pine-Sol Multi Surface Cleaner using language and an image of the product label that claims the cleaner “Kills 99.9% of Germs” and implies that the product will also kill the


CalmOptics

July 1st, 2020

Don’t let the claims about these blue-light blocking glasses blind you to the facts.


DevaCurl Hair Products

June 26th, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Deva Concepts for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its DevaCurl hair products are gentle and provide several benefits to users with curly hair when, according to plaintiffs, the company does not adequately warn consumers that the products may cause scalp irritation, excessive shedding, and hair loss, among



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