September 19th, 2017
February 2017: After the complaint was amended in December 2016, a federal judge dismissed claims for equitable relief (a nonmonetary judgment, such as a court order requiring a party to act or prohibiting a party from acting) because the named plaintiff has other remedies available to her. The claims were dismissed . Other claims will
September 14th, 2017
August 2017: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision. Later in August, the named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the district court action, the reasons for which were not disclosed. The dismissal was . December 2016: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the November 2016 decision. November 2016: A federal
September 11th, 2017
July 2017: The First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision to dismiss this false advertising lawsuit against Nordstrom. August 2015: A federal judge granted the store’s motion to dismiss finding, among other things, that the complaint did not adequately allege injury. December 2014: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Nordstrom
September 8th, 2017
July 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. January 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved the Amended Settlement Agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for July 24, 2017. For more information, go to https://eclaim.kccllc.net/caclaimforms/buh/Home.aspx. December 2016: The parties revised the terms of the settlement agreement, which now gives class members the option
August 30th, 2017
In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against 24 Hour Fitness USA for allegedly misrepresenting pricing discounts on products for sale at its gyms by offering steep discounts off of false former prices. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the represented “Reg Price” was artificial, arbitrary, and not the prevailing market retail price for the
July 26th, 2017
May 2017: This case was stayed pending a Supreme Court of New Jersey decision. February 2017: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Jos. A. Bank Clothiers in February 2017. The complaint alleges that the store deceptively advertises limited time discounts of “up to” a certain percentage on apparel and other merchandise when, according
July 26th, 2017
In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against LensCrafters for allegedly deceptively advertising pricing discounts on prescription lenses. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the retailer advertises specific percentage discounts off of regular prices of lenses when, according to the complaint, the regular price is not displayed until after the purchase and the lenses are never
July 19th, 2017
In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cole Haan for allegedly misleadingly advertising pricing discounts at outlet stores. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company markets an “original” price for items in outlet stores to make customers believe they are purchasing items that were once sold for that price in retail stores when,
July 18th, 2017
In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nine West for allegedly deceptively advertising pricing discounts at outlet stores. According to the complaint, the store deceptively compares a “SUGG. RETAIL” price to a fictitious “OUR PRICE” to make consumers believe they are getting merchandise at a steep discount when, according to plaintiffs, consumers are
July 10th, 2017
You may want to bag some of this grocer’s savings claims.
June 23rd, 2017
Femora Anti Aging Face Cream’s free trial offer has pricing that is likely to cause wrinkles.
May 26th, 2017
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for allegedly falsely advertising regular prices, discounts, and free apparel. The complaint alleges that the store misrepresents the nature and amount of pricing discounts for its men’s suits, sports coats, and dress pants by offering specific dollar and percentage discounts from false, inflated
May 5th, 2017
In May 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hobby Lobby for allegedly deceptively advertising discounts by comparing discounted prices to fake original prices to make consumers believe they are receiving a good deal and induce them to make a purchase. According to the complaint, the merchandise is never offered or sold at the represented
April 27th, 2017
In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AM Retail Group for allegedly misleadingly advertising “deep discounts” on its Wilson’s Leather men’s and women’s outerwear and accessories sold in retail outlet stores. According to the complaint, the stores misleadingly compare a “Ticket” price (i.e., regular price) to a “Sale” price when the merchandise is
April 24th, 2017
August 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively advertising pricing discounts by comparing “rollback” prices to false regular prices that were not the prevailing market price for the three months immediately before the advertisement, as
March 21st, 2017
Advocacy group calls on state and federal regulators to investigate company’s pricing practices.
March 7th, 2017
File both your federal and states taxes online for free? Try again.
February 24th, 2017
NAD inquiry prompts changes to grocery store’s price comparison signs.
February 15th, 2017
In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against J. C. Penney for allegedly falsely advertising discounts by marking up the prices of products in order to make its “discounts” appear to be a good deal and induce consumers to purchase products. The case was transferred from state court to federal court in January 2017.