Browsing the "home and garden" Tag

Pocket Hose

April 9th, 2014

In January 2014 a federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement to a class-action lawsuit against Telebrands for, among other things,

Flex-Able Hose

April 9th, 2014

November 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2014: A class-action

Sony High-Resolution Audio

March 12th, 2014

The recently upheld a complaint that Sony deceptively advertised its high-resolution audio products on its website. A consumer challenged whether the


February 11th, 2014

November 2014: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. January 2014: A federal judge preliminarily approved a

DuraCeramic Tiles

January 7th, 2014

September 2015: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement resolving this lawsuit. According to the settlement terms,

Certified Roofing

October 13th, 2013

A friend of forwarded this story about a roofing job gone wrong. The reader hired a roofing company she

Flex Seal

September 17th, 2013

The Flex Seal informercial may be entertaining, but can you trust its claims?

Air Wick Freshmatic

August 22nd, 2013

In the above advertisement, Reckitt Benckiser claimed that one refill of its Air Wick Freshmatic was equal to 55 cans

No VOC Claims

August 1st, 2013

Three mattress companies have settled with the FTC over claims that their mattresses do not contain volatile organic compounds, or

Best Yet!

July 16th, 2013

Best Yet!, a line of cedar-oil-based products claiming to treat and prevent bed bugs and lice, agreed to enter into

Nest Programmable Thermostats

June 21st, 2013

Nest Labs Inc. claimed in advertisements for its Nest Programmable Thermostat that “89% of other programmable thermostats are not programmed

Home Depot

June 21st, 2013

2016: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of the agreement have not

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