A Sara Lee All-Butter Poundcake

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery “All Butter” Pound Cake New York Class Action

At issue in this case is a pound cake made by Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, LLC. The product is labeled as an “All Butter Pound Cake.” However, the complaint for this class action alleges that butter is not the only shortening used, as the ingredient list shows “soybean oil” as well.  Read more

Consumer
Made with Real Butter Claims, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Tails of Several American Airlines Planes

American Airlines Charges for “Free” Checked Bag Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, in 2019, American Airlines, Inc. (AA) earned over $1.4 billion in baggage fees. AA now offers to allow certain customers to check bags for free now, but the complaint alleges that “AA systematically required these passengers to pay to check bags and thus breached its contract with  Read more

Consumer
Breach of Contract, Airline TIckets, Additional charges in breach of contract
Suds Leaking Out of Bottom of Dishwasher

Whirlpool Dishwashers Faulty Seal and Leakage Minnesota Class Action

Whirlpool makes dishwashers under the Whirlpool name, but it also makes them for its subsidiaries and affiliates, including KitchenAid, JennAir, Maytag, and Kenmore. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Whirlpool dishwashers are made with a defect that can cause them to leak and cause damage to cabinetry, flooring, and other property.  Read more

Consumer
Leakage, Dishwasher, Defective Home Appliance
Synchrony Name and Logo

Synchrony Bank Interest Rate Omission on Statement Class Action

The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) requires that lenders provide complete and accurate information about things like interest rates. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that Synchrony Bank provided “disclosures with inaccuracies or omissions that violated” TILA in connection with its credit card accounts.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, TILA, Failing To Itemize Interest, Did Not Make/Receive Proper Disclosures
A Hanscom FCU Location

Hanscon FCU Unlawful Imposition of Fees Class Action

Hanscom Federal Credit Union, claims the complaint for this class action, seeks “to maximize the fees it imposes on members.” It does this, the complaint says, by charging overdraft (OD) or nonsufficient funds (NSF) fees on accounts that had enough money to cover the transactions, and by imposing more than one NSF fee on a  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Overdraft Fees, More Than One Fee Assessed on a Single Item/Transaction, Additional charges in breach of contract
Tube of DAP Crystal Clear Sealant Being Applied at Tile Seam

DAP “Crystal Clear” Sealant Turns Yellow Class Action

DAP Products, Inc. makes a sealant called DAP 3.0 “Crystal Clear” Kitchen, Bathroom and Plumbing Sealant. But is it in fact “crystal clear”? Not according to this class action. The complaint alleges that the sealant looks clear while it’s being applied but “turns yellow within several weeks to months of its application.” The counts include  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, "Clear Product Does Not Remain Clear
Bottle of Naked Pure Coconut Water with Other Natural Flavors

Naked Juice “Pure” Coconut Water with Flavors Class Action

If a product is labeled “pure,” can it contain other, unrelated ingredients? The complaint for this class action alleges that Naked Juice Co. of Glendora, Inc. deceives consumers when it labels a product as being “Pure Coconut Water” (in large, prominent letters) but also adds “With Other Natural Flavors” (in small letters, at the bottom  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, "Pure" Product Contains Other Substances
Banner Bank Name and Logo

Banner Bank Multiple Return Fees on One Item Class Action

If your bank charges you a Return Item (RI) fee for an item it rejects for payment, can it charge you a second such fee on the same item? The complaint for this class action says no, in the case of Banner Bank, because its account documents do not allow for such a practice.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, More Than One Fee Assessed on a Single Item/Transaction
Arch and Fall Foliage at Northwestern Campus

Northwestern University No Sound Facilities in Campus Closure Class Action

Like many universities and colleges, Northwestern University closed its campus and switched to online classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. And, like a number of other schools, it did not provide pro-rated refunds of tuition and fees paid in expectation of on-campus education for the Spring 2020 semester. The complaint brings suit against  Read more

Consumer
Failure To Pay For Refund, Education, Covid-19 Related
Building with words "Suffolk University"

Suffolk University No Tuition Reductions for Spring or Fall 2020 Class Action

Businesses aren’t the only entities that have closed down to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Universities have closed their campuses and dormitories and taken classes to an online-only format. This class action brings suit against Suffolk University in the Boston metropolitan area for not refunding money paid for the curtailed Spring 2020 semester or upcoming  Read more

Consumer
Reduction in Services Facilities or the Like, Failure To Pay For Refund, Education