Sharp LED Televisions

December 2016: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed after it was stayed pending the finalization of a settlement agreement.

July 2016: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the June 2016 order dismissing the case. (Case No. 16-3114, 3rd Cir.)

June 2016: This lawsuit was dismissed for failure to plead enough details to meet the heightened pleading standard for fraud-based claims. The dismissal was with prejudice.

October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sharp Electronics for allegedly falsely marketing televisions as LED when they are actually LCD televisions that use light emitting diodes (LEDs) as a light source to illuminate the liquid crystal display (LCD) panel on which the picture is displayed. In other words, plaintiffs claim that the “LED” label misleadingly refers to the light source used to illuminate the display panel instead of the display technology itself. (Popejoy et al v. Sharp Electronics Corporation, Case No. 14-cv-06426, D. NJ.).

For more information about the marketing of LED televisions, click here.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.

Tags:



Leave a Reply

Back to Top ↑
  • Search Class-Action Tracker



  • Recent Class Actions

  • The Class-Action Tracker is intended to notify consumers about false advertising class-action lawsuits filed around the country, but does not necessarily reflect TINA.org’s opinion with respect to the lawsuits or disposition of the cases

  • Sign Up for E-mail Updates