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Great Pile of Amazon Delivery Boxes

Amazon.com “Subscribe & Save” Deceptive Subscription Program Class Action

Amazon.com, Inc. has instituted a Subscribe & Save (S&S) program that the complaint for this class action alleges is “unlawfully administered.” The complaint claims the program makes use of dark patterns that trick consumers into subscribing, repeats orders at too-frequent intervals, and is difficult to cancel.  Read more

Consumer
Unjust Enrichment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Fraud, Deceptive Advertising
Front of a Walmart Store

Walmart+ Subscription Class Action: Illusory Benefits, Hard to Cancel

Businesses have discovered that the subscription model is profitable, locking customers in to regular payments. Walmart, Inc. now offers a Walmart+ or “Walmart Plus” subscription, but the complaint alleges that the automatically-renewing subscription is unfair to consumers in a number of ways, including misleading representations of benefits and deceptive practices.  Read more

Consumer
Unjust Enrichment, Unfair Subscription Practices, Negligent Misrepresentation, Deceptive Advertising, Automatic Subscription Renewal or Continuous Service Agreement
Hands Off the Wheel in Tesla Self-Driving Mode

Tesla “Autopilot” and “Fully Self-Driving” Claims Class Action

Tesla, Inc., which does business as Tesla Motors, Inc., is associated with advanced and self-driving vehicles, but this class action alleges that the company has made excessive claims about its vehicles’ abilities and safety. It brings suit against Tesla, Tesla Lease Trust, and Tesla Finance, LLC, alleging the companies have promised consumers more than they  Read more

Consumer
Negligent Misrepresentation, Fraud, Deceptive Advertising, Breach of warranty
Chantix Box by Cigarette and Ashtray

Pfizer Chantix Adulterated with N-Nitroso-Varenicline Class Action

One of Pfizer, Inc.’s most popular products is the varenicline-containing drug (VCD) Chantix. Chantix is designed to help people stop smoking, and, unlike many other products for this use, it does not contain nicotine. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the drugs have recently been contaminated with N-nitroso-varenicline, and possibly other substances  Read more

Consumer
Pharmaceuticals, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contamination During Preparation or Use, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
Mrs. Smith’s Frozen Apple Pie

Mrs. Smith Frozen Apple Pie Contains Little “Real Butter” Class Action

The complaint for this class action spends a great deal of time explaining why pie crusts made with butter are superior to those made with vegetable oils. This is because the point of the class action is to bring suit about a Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. product, Mrs. Smith’s frozen apple pie, which is marketed  Read more

Consumer
Made with Real Butter Claims, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink

Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar PFAS in Packaging Class Action

This class action, like a number of others recently, has taken up the topic of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in packaging. Specifically, it brings suit against Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc. for its Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink, claiming that the drink’s packaging, which “is essential and integral to delivering the Product to the consuming  Read more

Consumer
PFAS, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
KLM Plane Taking Off

KLM Airlines Misrepresentation of Carbon Offsets Class Action

The flag carrier airline for the Netherlands is known as Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, NV, or KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. This class action takes issue with KLM’s advertising campaign encouraging consumers to “Fly Responsibly” to reduce the effects of climate change by using carbon offsets.  Read more

Consumer
Related to Climate Change or Global Warming, Providing False or Misleading Information, Environmental Damage, Environmental, Deceptive Advertising
Rebbl Dark Chocolate Plant Powered Elixir

Rebbl Plant Powered Elixir Drinks Protein Claims Class Action

Rebbl, Inc. makes Plant Powered Elixir beverages which claim on the packaging to provide “16g protein.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that Rebbl misleads consumers with this claim, because the packaging does not also provide certain information that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires for products making protein claims.  Read more

Consumer
Protein Content, Misrepresentations of qualities of product, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Seresto Collar in Its Packaging

Seresto Flea and Tick Collar Reports of Sickness and Death Class Action

Since Seresto flea and tick collars first appeared, the complaint for this class action alleges, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has collected reports of roughly 2,500 pet deaths and more than 98,000 other incidents linked to the collars. This class action, against Bayer Healthcare, LLC, Bayer Corporation, and Elanco Animal Health, Inc., claims that the  Read more

Consumer
Strict Product Liability—Failure to Warn, Fraud, Design Defect, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Breach of warranty
Pyrex Measuring Cup

Pyrex Measuring Cup Markings Come Off in Dishwasher Class Action

Pyrex tempered-glass measuring cups, made by Instant Brands, LLC, have long been known for their resistance to heat and longevity. But the complaint for this class action alleges that more recently Pyrex measuring cups lose their markings in the dishwasher, which makes them useless for their original purpose.  Read more

Consumer
Dishwasher Safe Claims, Deceptive Advertising