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PennyMac Loan Services Excessive Debt Collection Calls Massachusetts Class Action

Debt collectors must obey certain laws and requirements when they attempt to collect debts from consumers. The complaint for this class action alleges that PennyMac Loan Services, LLC does not obey these laws and requirements in its attempts to collect from consumers who are late on their mortgage payments. It brings suit not under federal  Read more

Consumer
Unlawful Debt Collection, Mortgage-Related Unfair Practices
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DevaCurl Products Hair and Scalp Effects Misrepresentation Class Action

Deva Concepts, LLC does business as Deva Curl, making products intended for curly hair. The company promotes its products as natural and healthy for hair, but the complaint for this class action claims that, on the contrary, they contain substances that can cause allergic reactions and damage hair.  Read more

Consumer
Made or Constructed with Harmful Chemicals, Deceptive Advertising, Causing damage
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Almond Breeze “Vanilla” Almondmilk and Coconut Milk Drink Class Action

Blue Diamond Growers sells a blend of almondmilk and coconut milk purported to be “Vanilla with other natural flavors” under its Almond Breeze brand. The complaint for this class action alleges that the product is improperly labeled: “The unqualified, prominent and conspicuous representations as ‘Vanilla’ [are] false, deceptive and misleading because the product contains non-vanilla  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
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All Day Energy Greens Contamination and Mislabeling Class Action

Supplements don’t always do what they’re purported to do, but most of us assume they’re harmless. The complaint alleges that Bactolac Pharmaceutical, Inc. and NaturMed, Inc. (IVL) designed, made, and sold the supplement All Day Energy Greens as an all-natural energy drink, but claims that in reality it did not provide more energy and sickened  Read more

Consumer
Supplements, Deceptive Labels, Contamination During Preparation or Use
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Chobani “Vanilla” Yogurt Deceptive Labeling Class Action

A significant number of recent class actions emanating primarily from a single law firm have taken issue with the labeling of certain products as “vanilla.” The complaint for this one alleges that Chobani “Vanilla” yogurt is mislabeled, because the lack of qualifications for the designation “vanilla” implies to consumers that the flavoring comes solely from  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
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Celestial Seasonings Sleepytime “Vanilla” Tea Labeling Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Celestial Seasonings “Sleepytime Vanilla” tea is mislabeled, because the use of the word “vanilla” without qualifiers implies that the tea is flavored only with natural vanilla from vanilla beans. The complaint claims that this is not true.  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
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St. Anne’s Credit Union Multiple NSF Fees on One Item Class Action

Can a bank charge its customers more than one non-sufficient funds (NSF) fee on the same transaction or item? The complaint for this class action alleges that St. Anne’s Credit Union does so, and that this is a violation of its contract with its account holders.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Additional charges in breach of contract
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Ruffles Cheddar and Sour Cream Chips Artificially Flavored Class Action

Frito-Lay North America, Inc. offers a cheddar-and-sour-cream flavored potato chip within its Ruffles brand line of chips. The complaint for this class action claims that the chips are mislabeled because the labeling suggests they are naturally flavored when in fact, the complaint alleges, they are not.  Read more

Consumer
Does Not Admit to Artificial Flavor on Labels, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
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Bank of America Charges for International Withdrawals Class Action

Some banks now offer travelers the convenience of accessing funds in their bank accounts through ATM machines while they’re overseas. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bank of America, NA (BOA) assesses “hidden and inflated” international transaction fees (ITF) to its account holders when they use foreign ATMs.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Additional charges in breach of contract
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Organic 365 “Vanilla” Rice Milk Labeling Class Action

Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. produces food and beverages under the Organic 365 brand, including a “vanilla” rice milk drink. The complaint for this class action alleges that the designation of this drink as “vanilla,” without any qualifications, means that the rice milk is flavored exclusively with vanilla from vanilla beans—something the complaint also alleges  Read more

Consumer
Negligent Misrepresentation, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients