November 21st, 2019
November 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s approval of the settlement agreement. October and November 2016: Several objectors filed Notices of Appeal regarding the final approval of the settlement. To read them, click on the links below. Card Notice of Appeal McDonald Notice of Appeal Cochran Notice of Appeal Cecio Notice of
November 7th, 2019
October 2019: The case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-7032, N. D. CA.) July 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Old Navy for allegedly falsely advertising pricing discounts by comparing a discounted price to an inflated regular price when, according to plaintiffs, the items are rarely, if ever, sold
October 11th, 2019
September 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for December 19, 2019. For more information, go to https://www.onlinepricesettlement.com/. August 2019: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide all class members with a coupon for $30 off of a purchase
October 7th, 2019
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vineyard Vines alleging that the company falsely advertises pricing discounts at its outlet stores by comparing an outlet price to a “Suggested Retail” price that is 25% higher when, according to the complaint, the products sold at the outlet stores were never sold for the “Suggested
August 6th, 2019
In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hilton Worldwide Holdings for allegedly operating a bait and switch pricing scheme by deceptively advertising low prices for its hotel rooms during the booking process but then increasing the room rate charged when guests check out of the hotel. (Jesse et al v. Hilton Worldwide Holdings,
August 6th, 2019
July 2019: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, class members who either do not have proof of purchase or submit proof of less than $90 in purchases will receive one $6 certificate to use toward a future purchase. Class members who submit
August 5th, 2019
In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Indochino Apparel for allegedly deceptively advertising sales on men’s clothing – including made-to-measure suits, tuxedos, blazers, vests, and pants – by comparing a “sale” price to a false reference price. According to the complaint, the clothing is regularly sold at the sale price and rarely, if
July 30th, 2019
May 2019: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would automatically provide class members with a voucher for $7.50 off of any purchase at New York & Company retail and outlet stores. In addition, class members who have proof of making $50 in qualifying purchases may receive a second voucher. Class
July 19th, 2019
Who is the constant prompting on Booking.com actually benefiting, the consumer or the site?
June 19th, 2019
April 2019: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would provide class members with one merchandise certificate for $11 off of a future purchase at a Fossil outlet store in California. The settlement agreement does not provide injunctive relief, but Fossil represented that it had already modified its pricing practices at Fossil
April 2nd, 2019
January 2019: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would resolve this case along with Etman v. The Gap. According to the settlement terms, class members will receive one merchandise certificate for 30% off of the regular price of up to four items in a Banana Republic or Gap retail store.
March 28th, 2019
March 2018: A federal judge dismissed the complaint finding that it failed to state a legally cognizable claim. August 2017: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint making similar allegations. January 2017: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 17-cv-18, D. NJ.) November 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Pep Boys for allegedly deceiving
February 28th, 2019
Avoidance tactic fails mattress company as marketing claims are referred to federal regulators.
January 25th, 2019
August 2018: A state court judge granted final approval of a class-action settlement that provides class members with vouchers to use toward future purchases. Class members without proof of purchase or who have proof of less than $25 of purchases may receive one voucher for $4 off of any purchase or $5 off of a
January 24th, 2019
In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Direct Energy Services, LLC for allegedly deceptively advertising low, temporary fixed rates without adequately disclosing its variable rate pricing structure. According to the complaint, Direct Energy customers often pay more for energy than they would have if they stayed with their traditional energy supplier. (Plaintiffs filed
January 24th, 2019
July 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. May 2018: An objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the decision to approve the settlement agreement. April 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. December 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. According
January 7th, 2019
May 2018: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. December 2017: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Wish.com alleging that the website misleadingly advertises percentage discounts off of inflated and fabricated “original” prices. According to the settlement terms, class
December 19th, 2018
Where do these original prices come from?
December 6th, 2018
There’s more to these advertised savings for military members and veterans than meets the eye.
November 21st, 2018
October 2018: This case was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2017: This case was transferred to another New York court. (Case No. 17-cv-5723, S. D. NY.) March 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed regarding the allegedly deceptive pricing practices of AppleBee’s restaurants in Times Square and on Broadway in