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Does "Diet" Mean You'll Lose Weight? Second Circuit Says No (Again)
In a recent decision, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision from the district court, rejecting false advertising claims against Diet Coke.
United States
10 Jul 2019
You Say Marzano, I Say...
Cento Fine Foods, the largest seller of San Marzano tomatoes in the U.S., has been hit with two lawsuits alleging that their canned tomatoes are not what they purport to be.
United States
30 May 2019
BOGO Begone!
BOGO offers -- that is, "buy one get one [free]" deals -- are popular with consumers. Indeed, a pending case in the Northern District of California, demonstrates just how popular.
United States
5 Apr 2019
What's In A Name?
Two food cases caught my eye this week and got me thinking about all the litigation around food labels and product names and what they communicate to a reasonable consumer.
United States
4 Jan 2019
Change In Warranty Not Anticipatory Repudiation Says Court In LL Bean Case
As I blogged about earlier, the famous Maine sporting goods seller, L.L. Bean, was hit with a consumer class action complaint in Massachusetts ...
United States
19 Jul 2018
If You Put It In Water, They Will Come
An Illinois plaintiff has filed a class action complaint against VitaJuwel USA, maker of "Gem Water." Plaintiff claims that she bought the $120 glass bottle ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
Consumers Get Difference Between "FDA Cleared" and "FDA Approved," Says Court
As a New Yorker, I can barely walk down a city street without seeing an ad for CoolSculpting, the process that promises to rid me of my love handles ...
United States
18 Jun 2018
Antioxidant Case Dismissed
In a recent Order, the Ninth Circuit has upheld the lower court's dismissal of a proposed class action against Twinings, the tea company.
United States
11 Jun 2018
Those Frugal Yankees
As reported in Law360, L.L.Bean has filed a motion to dismiss a purported class action alleging that the famous Maine sporting goods seller breached its "100% satisfaction guarantee"...
United States
25 May 2018
Scratch Off Sweepstakes Card Triggers Class Action
Back in the 1990s, lawsuits and regulatory actions against sweepstakes operators were legion. In the wake of these actions, and in a stunning lack of prescience, yours truly predicted the death...
United States
18 May 2018
Court Gives Online Membership Program A (Data) Pass
Affirming the decision of the district court granting summary judgment to defendants, the Second Circuit has determined that a putative class action involving online loyalty programs cannot proceed.
United States
11 May 2018
Plaintiff Sours On Trader Joe's Gummy Candy Because Not All Natural
A California plaintiff has filed a class action complaint against Trader Joe's, alleging that its house-brand candy, Ts and Js Sour Gummies, contains an undisclosed artificial flavor.
United States
11 May 2018
Over Heated! Court Dismisses False Advertising Claims
In September 2017, Plaintiffs filed a putative class action in the Eastern District of California against Electrolux, alleging defects in a self-cleaning oven made by Electrolux.
United States
1 May 2018
Very Fishy: Salmon Case Settles
The Southern District of California has approved the proposed settlement of a purported class action against Bumble Bee Foods.
United States
27 Apr 2018
Play Ball! Sporting Goods False Ad Case Settles
As reported by Law360, a pending class action against Wilson Sporting Goods Co has settled.
United States
12 Apr 2018
Food (Litigation)! Glorious Food (Litigation)!
A 2014 class action lawsuit filed in California against Deoleo, the maker of Bertolli olive oil, has settled
United States
11 Apr 2018
Slack Jawed
Yet another class action suit has been filed alleging that a manufacturer is making consumers pay for air.
United States
19 Mar 2018
Quinoa Believe It?
A new proposed class action was recently filed in the Eastern District of New York against the maker of I Heart Kweenwah "Quinoa Puffs."
United States
15 Mar 2018
In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a proposed class action brought against Starbucks on the theory that Starbucks tricks buyers of iced beverages by underfilling cups with actual liquid.
United States
15 Mar 2018
NAD Decision Did Not Support Class Action Suit Against Bayer
One of the disturbing trends for advertisers over the last few years has been the class action bar's interest in NAD decisions and its review of such decisions to provide fodder for consumer fraud cases.
United States
11 Mar 2013
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