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TD Bank Unauthorized Account Closings and Reopenings Class Action

A few years ago, the country was stunned by revelations that Wells Fargo had opened a large number of fraudulent accounts in the names of existing customers. This class action alleges that TD Bank, NA has done something similar, “re-opening accounts in the names of consumers without lawful authority.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Unlawful Practices, Opening unauthorized accounts
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Matterport “Business Opportunity” and State Requirements Class Action

The sale of “business opportunities” are sometimes called “seller-assisted marketing plans” in state laws. This class action bring suit against Matterport, Inc. and seven of its individual business directors for advertising and selling supposedly lucrative business opportunities in the 3D camera industry which did not offer sufficient disclosures.  Read more

Consumer
Did Not Make/Receive Proper Disclosures, Business Opportunity
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Pret A Manger “Natural” Products Contain Synthetics Class Action

Consumers these days prefer natural products, with only natural ingredients, and they will pay more for them than for those with synthetic ingredients. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that Pret A Manager (USA) Limited markets its food products, such as sandwiches and chips, as natural when they are not. The complaint alleges  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, All Natural Claims
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SeaWorld Parks, Busch Gardens No Refunds for Closures Class Action

On March 16, 2020, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. closed down all of its parks, including Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia and Tampa, Florida. Since that time, customers with annual memberships have not been able to use them to go to the parks. The complaint for this class action alleges that SeaWorld continues to charge  Read more

Consumer
Failure To Pay For Refund, Entertainment, Covid-19 Related
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Frontier Airlines No Refunds for Canceled Flights Class Action

This complaint opens with the words, “The Covid-19 pandemic has already killed over 100,000 Americans, left record numbers unemployed, and triggered a global economic downturn.” Attempts to curb the spread of the disease have led to a severe drop in air travel, which in turn has led airlines to cancel flights. However, the complaint alleges  Read more

Consumer
Failure To Pay For Refund, Covid-19 Related, Airline TIckets
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Parent’s Choice Misleading Toddler Beginnings Formula Class Action

How do you transition a baby from breastfeeding to solid foods? In recent years, transition formulas have gained popularity. One such product is Walmart’s Parent’s Choice brand Toddler Beginnings Infant Formula with Iron—Milk-Based Powder, for babies nine months and older. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the name of the product is  Read more

Consumer
Misleads as to Nutritional Value, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
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Instagram Lotteries to Increase Followers Class Action

The social media platform Instagram is part of the Facebook empire. Instead of “Friends,” those with Instagram accounts count “Followers.” This class action brings suit against Jamie Barbary, also known as Jamie Engelhardt, or Engelhardt & Co., LLC, alleging that he or his company runs illegal lotteries to increase the number of Instagram followers.  Read more

Consumer
Negligent Misrepresentation, Lotteries
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Pro Teeth Whitening Charcoal Toothpaste Advertising Claims Class Action

Pro Teeth Whitening Co. Ltd. sells tooth care products that contain activated charcoal. While activated charcoal products have become popular recently, the complaint for this class action calls the claims made for the Pro Teeth charcoal dentifrices “misleading, deceptive and unsubstantiated.”  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Advertising, Claims Unsupported By Scientific Evidence
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GC Services Confusing Debt Collection Letter Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requires that certain information be given to a consumer by a debt collector and that the information be clear and not confusing. This class action takes issue with three collection letters sent by GC Services (GCS) to a consumer debtor, which it alleges are inconsistent with each other  Read more

Consumer
Unlawful Debt Collection, Misleading or Confusing Debt Collection Letter, FDCPA
Benefiber Original 100% Natural Fiber Supplement

Benefiber “100% Natural” Fiber Products Not Natural, Says Class Action

Consumers these days prefer natural ingredients, so manufacturers like to put the words “natural” or “100% natural” prominently on their packaging. In this class action, the complaint alleges that GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US), LLC uses the term falsely and misleadingly on its Benefiber fiber supplements.  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, All Natural Claims