October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Fifth Generation (and transferred to federal court in December 2014) for allegedly marketing Tito’s Handmade Vodka as “Handmade,” “Crafted in an Old Fashioned Pot Still by America’s Original Microdistillery,” and “Distilled Six Times” when, in reality, the vodka is actually made by machines. (McBrearty et al v. Fifth Generation, Inc. d/b/a Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Bert Beveridge II, Mockingbird Distillery Corp., ABC Corporations 1-10, and John Does 1-10, Case No. 14-cv-07667, D. NJ.).
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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.