Person Staggering Under Box Stuffed with Debt Symbols

Penn Credit Corporation Multiple Addresses in Debt Letter FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) governs the debt-collection practices of third-party debt collectors, such as Penn Credit Corporation, who try to collect consumer debts on behalf of other lenders. This class action concerns a debt collection letter Penn sent to one or more consumers. The letter contained three different addresses, without specifying which  Read more

Unlawful Debt Collection, Misleading or Confusing Debt Collection Letter, FDCPA
Bank Statement Listing Overdraft Fees

City National Bank and Trust Overdraft and NSF Fees Reg E Class Action

Banks may charge overdraft (OD) fees on one-time debit and ATM transactions provided they meet the requirements of Federal Reserve Regulation E, with proper disclosures to, and consent from, the customer. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the City National Bank and Trust Company of Lawton, Oklahoma does not do this. The  Read more

Your Bank, Overdraft Fees, Insufficient or Non-Sufficient Funds Fees, Additional charges in breach of contract
Bag of Yumions

Yumions “Onion Snacks” Real Onion Content Multi-State Class Action

Yumions are “crunchy onion snacks,” says the front of the bag, under 7-Eleven, Inc.’s 7-Select brand. But are they truly made from onions? The complaint for this class action alleges that the “onion” representations for the snack food are “false, deceptive, and misleading[.]” Why? Because it gives reasonable consumers [the impression] that the Product contains  Read more

Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
Package of Keebler Fudge Stripes Cookies

Keebler Fudge Stripes and “Fudge” Content New York Class Action

The Keebler brand has a type of cookies called Fudge Stripes, which are shortbread cookies purportedly covered in fudge. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the references to “fudge” are “false, deceptive misleading, because it does not contain fudge.  Read more

Does Not Contain Implied Ingredients, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Hoover PowerDash Vacuum

Hoover “Made in USA” Vacuums’ Parts Made in Hong Kong NY Class Action

For some consumers, it’s important to buy products made in the USA. Some companies display a “Made in USA” or “Made in America” sticker or seal to attract those people. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the seal applied to Hoover vacuum cleaners by their maker, Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co., misleads consumers,  Read more

Not Made In America, Made In America Label, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Country of Origin
Box of Crest Gum & Enamel Repair

Crest Gum & Enamel Repair Does Not Repair Gums, Says Class Action

Commercials have touted the ability of toothpastes or mouthwashes to help fight something called “gingivitis,” but what does that mean? The Proctor & Gamble Company makes a Crest Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste that the complaint for this class action says “purports to repair gums and fight gingivitis.” However, the claim to repair gums, the  Read more

Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Bag of Acana Pet Food

Origin, Acana Pet Food “Free-Run” Chicken Ingredients Class Action

Consumers nowadays prefer to buy from companies that raise animals humanely. Champion Petfoods USA, Inc. and Champion Petfoods, LP label some of their Orijen and Acana pet food products as being made from “free run” poultry, but the complaint for this class action alleges that they “actually are made from factory-farmed birds raised under standard  Read more

Deceptive Advertising
Canister of Folgers Classic Roast

Folgers Coffees Promise More Cups Than Delivered Class Action

When consumers buy coffee, the number of ounces in the container may not tell them much about how long it will last. More useful is the number of cups the coffee contents will make, and many coffee companies put this estimated number prominently on the container. The complaint for this class action brings suit against  Read more

Misrepresentation of Production or Capacity, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
TRESemmé Keratin Hair Smoothing Shampoo

TRESemmé Keratin Shampoo Hair Loss and Scalp Irritation Class Action

TRESemmé Keratin Hair Smoothing Shampoo and TRESemmé Keration Smooth Color Shampoo bear on their front labels the words “Keratin Smooth” and “Keratin Smooth Color,” respectively. But this class action brings suit against the companies that make or sell this shampoo, Unilever United States, Inc. and Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, alleging that the shampoo  Read more

Made or Constructed with Harmful Chemicals, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Bottle of Sanguenol

Sanguenol ED Supplement Alleged to Be Unapproved Drug Class Action

If a company claims that its supplements are for “the prevention, cure, mitigation, and therapeutic treatment of disease,” then they are considered to be drugs and must be regulated and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The complaint for this class action alleges that North American Nutraceuticals, LLC has been selling “illegal, unapproved  Read more

Unapproved Drugs, Pharmaceuticals