Graco Car Seats Useful Life Partly Expired New Jersey Class Action

Child car seats now may come with expiration dates. Newell Brands, Inc. and Graco Children’s Products, Inc. are the companies behind Graco-brand car seats, and the complaint for this class action alleges that the seats are being offered for sale with “a significant portion of their limited useful life … expired.”  Read more

Portion of Useful Life Expired, Deceptive Advertising, Child Car Seat
Can of Target Toddler Next Stage Formula

Target Toddler Next Stage Formula Difference from Infants Formula Class Action

Target Corporation makes baby and toddler formula. At issue in this class action is its Toddler Next Stage, Milk Drink Powder formula. The complaint alleges that this formula’s name is deceptive and misleading for a number of reasons, in part because it “does not state, in clear terms, what it is in a way that  Read more

Toddler Formula, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Box of Apple Jacks Cereal

Kellogg Early-Expiring On-Pack Offers Class Action

Kellogg Company offers annual or semi-annual on-pack promotions, offering free items or services to induce customers to buy its products. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the promotional offers may expire before the product’s expiration date, meaning, it says, that many consumers will not get what they expected.  Read more

Improper Expiration Dates, Deceptive Packaging, Deceptive Advertising
Whirlpool Name and Logo

Whirlpool Refrigerators Control Panels and Ice Buildup Class Action

This class action brings suit against Whirlpool Corporation, claiming that certain Whirlpool-made refrigerator-freezers have defective control panels that lead to failure and ice accumulation. The complaint cites laws on strict liability and negligence, among other things.  Read more

Refrigerator, Defective Home Appliance, Control Panel
Dishwasher Leaks Suds onto Floor

Whirlpool Defective Dishwasher Seals Illinois Class Action

Whirlpool makes kitchen and laundry appliances, such as washers and dishwashers, and sells them under different brand names, including Kitchen Aid, JennAir, Maytag, and Kenmore. Its website touts the company as the “industry’s best-selling dishwasher brand.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company has been selling dishwashers with a defect seal  Read more

Leakage, Dishwasher, Defective Home Appliance
Package of Ritas Lime-A-Rita Margaritas

Ritas Misleading Margarita, Mojito, Rosé, and Sangria Beverages Class Action

Anheuser-Busch, LLC makes a line of alcoholic drinks it calls Ritas. The beverages include Margarita, Mojito, Rosé, and Sangria types. The complaint for this class action alleges that the packaging for these drinks is “false and misleading” because the drinks do not contain the kind of alcohol as is usually found in these drinks.  Read more

Does Not Contain Implied Ingredients, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Packaging for Madden NFL 10

Electronic Arts Sports Games AI Difficulty Adjustment Class Action

Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is known for its sports-simulation video games. These can be played via Xbox and PlayStation, either alone or online against other gamers. But the complaint for this class action alleges that, without the gamers’ knowledge, EA has artificial intelligence (AI) programs that adjust the level of difficulty of the game which  Read more

Unfair Provisions in Electronic Game, Entertainment, Electronic Games
Package of La Banderita Tortillas

La Banderita Tortillas Not Made in Mexico Class Action

Ole Mexican Foods, Inc. makes tortilla products under the name La Banderita. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company designs the labeling and packaging to give consumers the impression that the tortillas are made in Mexico, when they are not.  Read more

Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Country of Origin
Equity Bank Name and Logo

Equity Bank Overdraft and Non-Sufficient Funds Fees Class Action

Two practices are at issue in this class action. The complaint alleges that Equity Bank (1) charges overdraft (OD) fees on accounts that were never actually overdrawn, and (2) charges more than one non-sufficient funds (NSF) fee on a single item. These practices, the complaint says, breaches the bank’s contracts. It refers to them as  Read more

Your Bank, Overdraft Fees, Insufficient or Non-Sufficient Funds Fees, Additional charges in breach of contract
Bottle of Emergen-C Gummies

Emergen-C Gummies Deceptive Dosage Labeling Class Action

Alacer Corp. makes the most popular brand of Vitamin C in the US, Emergen-C. The complaint alleges that these Immune Support Vitamin C gummies and misleadingly labeled, so that consumers get only about a third of what they believe they’re paying for.  Read more

Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contents Have Less of Active Ingredient Than Label Claims, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients