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General Mills Mac and Cheese Products Phthalates Content Class Action

This class action brings suit against General Mills, Inc., alleging that a long list of the company’s Mac & Cheese products contain ortho-phthalates or phthalates. The complaint alleges that the substances are “dangerous and harmful chemicals” that have been linked to a number of diseases and conditions, and that they are particularly dangerous for pregnant  Read more

Bowl of Shells with Cheese

Luminox Watch Faces Fogging Problem Class Action

Lumondi, Inc., doing business as Luminox Watch Company, imports Luminox watches, which are advertised as the “Official Watch of the Navy SEALS.” According to the complaint, the company also markets its watches to “military service members, scuba divers, first responders, athletes and ‘rugged outdoorsmen’ seeking ‘extreme performance’ from their timepieces.” However, the complaint alleges that,  Read more

Luminox Watch

Monsanto Roundup Products Settlement (Updated)

UPDATE: On October 19, 2020, updates to this settlement were approved by the court. The updates provide extensions of time for filing a claim, request for exclusion, and objections. Also, if the total value of claims falls below the amount in the Common Fund, payments will be increased from 10% to up to 50% of  Read more

Container of Roundup Super Concentrate

Chrysler 300, Pacifica UConnect System Defect Class Action

The UConnect “infotainment” system installed in certain 2017-2019 Chrysler vehicles is defective, the complaint for this class action says, “result[ing] in the need for frequent software updates and expensive replacements of screens and related components. The complaint alleges that the vehicles’ manufacturer, FCA US, LLC sells the vehicles to unsuspecting consumers without warnings about the  Read more

2019 Chrysler Pacfica

Quest Nutrition “White Chocolate” Protein Bars New York Class Action

Quest Nutrition, LLC makes protein bars. One of the flavors offered is “White Chocolate Raspberry.” The complaint for this class action alleges that this product is deceptively advertised and labeled, because it does not contain real white chocolate. The complaint alleges violations of New York’s General Business Law, negligent misrepresentation, fraud, and breaches of warranties,  Read more

Quest White Chocolate Raspberry Protein Bar

Rite Aid Infants’ and Children’s Acetaminophen Prices Class Action

Acetaminophen can be dangerous, even fatal, if taken in large doses. Parents are particularly concerned about this when dosing infants. The complaint for this class action alleges that Rite Aid Corporation exploits this fear to charge more for its Infants’ acetaminophen product than for its identical children’s formula.  Read more

Box of Rite Aid's Infants' Acetaminophen Product

Kroger “Compostable” Plates and Bowls California Class Action

This class action brings suit against the Kroger Company for a line of disposable plates and bowls, which Kroger markets as being compostable. The complaint alleges that they are not in fact compostable because they contain certain materials (PFAS) which do not break down and blend into the soil. On the contrary, the complaint says  Read more

Picnic with Paper Plates

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat Deceptive Marketing Class Action

This class action is one of a number against Evenflo Company, Inc. for its Big Kid Booster Seat, which was sold to some 18 million customers for the safety of their children. The complaint alleges that Evenflo wrongly claimed the seats were for children as light as thirty pounds and made false or misleading claims  Read more

Child Test Dummy After Side Impact Crash

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat “Passed” Side Impact Tests Class Action

Early on, the complaint for this class action quotes a February 2020 story in ProPublica: “In February 2012, a safety engineer at Evenflo, one of the biggest sellers of children’s booster seats, … recommended Evenflo stop selling booster seats for children who weigh less than 40 pounds.” He cited government research and safety concerns. The  Read more

Child Crash Test Dummy After Side Impact Test

Chevy and GMC Vehicles Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action

This class action brings suit against General Motors, LLC for the Generation IV Vortec 5300 engines in many of its 2010-2014 vehicles. The complaint alleges that the engine consumes excessive amounts of oil and that monitoring systems do not properly inform owners when the amount of oil in the vehicle is insufficient.  Read more

2014 Chevrolet Avalanche