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Class Action Suit Over Odwalla's Sugar Labeling Moves Forward

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

A proposed class action lawsuit against Odwalla and The Coca-Cola Company has been given the go-ahead from a California federal judge. The suit alleges that the company misled consumers by claiming that Odwalla products do not contain sugar.

Lawsuit Claims Walmart's Craft Beer Isn't Really Craft Beer

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

An Ohio man has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over what he alleges is the “fraudulent, unlawful, deceptive and unfair” marketing of craft beers.

Diabetes Patients File Class Action Lawsuit Against Insulin Makers

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 2, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

Most consumers know the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act as a way to stop organized crime operations. However, a group of diabetes patients are using the law to sue a handful of pharmaceutical companies for allegedly carrying out a price fixing scheme.

Hatchimal Owners File Class Action Lawsuit After Toys Don't Hatch

POSTED: William PinilisJanuary 30, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

Christmas’ hottest toy is at the center of class action suit.

Chipotle Accused of Misleading Consumers About Nutrition Information

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 23, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

Chipotle is making headlines again – this time over calorie counts. Consumers in California have filed a class action lawsuit alleging the chain broke the law by inaccurately representing the healthiness of its food.

Dodge Ram Owners File Class Action Alleging Emissions Cheating

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 15, 2016 at 11:15 AM / Class Action

A new lawsuit accuses Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and engine manufacturer Cummins of intentionally misleading owners of Dodge Ram diesel engine pickup trucks about the trucks’ emission levels.

Find Out If You're Eligible For Part Of A Class Action Settlement

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 14, 2016 at 11:20 AM / Class Action, Consumer Tips

Every year, companies pay millions of dollars to settle class action lawsuits.  Covering everything from deceptive advertising to data breaches that result in identity theft, the lawsuits are an important way for companies to right some of their wrongs against consumers.  Unfortunately, however, it seems...

WalMart Hit With Lawsuit Over Sale of Fake Egyptian Cotton Sheets

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 9, 2016 at 11:25 AM / Class Action, Consumer News

Egyptian cotton made headlines earlier this year after textile manufacturer Welspun was sued for fraudulently labeling its sheets as premium Egyptian cotton. Now a new lawsuit has been filed over the bed linens – this one against Walmart.

Wen Class Action Lawsuit Gets Preliminary Settlement Approval 

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 4, 2016 at 11:22 AM / Class Action

A Los Angeles federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $26.3 million-dollar settlement in the class action lawsuit against Wen by Chaz Dean hair care products.

New Class Action Lawsuit Claims Naked Juice Misleads Consumers

POSTED: William PinilisOctober 12, 2016 at 11:27 AM / Class Action, Food Claims
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A new lawsuit alleges Naked Juice isn't as healthy as it claims to be.

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