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Petzl Shunt May Detach from Rope During Climbing, Says Class Action

Craig Faulhaber was climbing in Haus Rock in Summit County, Colorado when his rope detached from his Petzl Shunt during a fall, claims the complaint for this class action. Faulhaber fell to the ground and was severely injured. The complaint alleges that the Shunt, made by Petzl America, Inc., does not work as advertised, and  Read more

Petzl Shunt on Rope

HP Envy Laptops Breaking Hinges Class Action

Laptops are designed to sit in an open position during use, with hinges keeping a selected angle between the keyboard area and the screen. The complaint for this class action brings suit against HP, Inc. for its Envy laptops, claiming that the hinges break off from their mountings, making the laptops “practically unusable after just  Read more

HP Pavilion x360 Laptop

Loyant Rice Herbicide Does Not Kill Barnyardgrass Arkansas Class Action

When Stanley Jones applied Loyant to his rice crops in 2018, he expected it to get rid of barnyardgrass. Loyant is an herbicide intended to be used on rice crops, a product of Corteva, Inc. and Corteva Agriscience, LLC. Instead, the complaint for this class action alleges, it was ineffective, and following the company’s subsequent  Read more

Rice Plants

Tristar Emeril Lagasse Overheating Air Fryers Florida, New Jersey Class Action

The issue in this class action is what the complaint terms “dangerously defective air fryers” sold by Tristar Products, Inc. The Emeril Lagasse Power Airfryer 360 models, including the 360, 360 XL, Deluxe, and Plus models, the complaint claims, “can overheat, catch fire, or smoke, causing damage to nearby kitchen components and posing a serious  Read more

Emeril Lagasse Power Airfryer 360

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Fail in Emergencies Class Action

Fire extinguishers are generally only used in emergency circumstances, so malfunctions can be very dangerous. The complaint for this class action alleges that plastic-handle and Pindicator fire extinguishers, from Carrier Global Corporation and Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc., have nozzles that can detach, become clogged, or require excessive force for discharge, so that they fail  Read more

Kidde Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguisher

Philips CPAP, BiPAP Device PE-PUR Foam Deterioration Illinois Class Action

The defendants in this case—a group of Philips companies, including Koninklijke Philips NV, Philips North America, LLC, and Philips RS North America, LLC—make machines that help people breathe. They include Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) machines as well as mechanical ventilators. The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

Philips Respironics BiPAP Machine

Future Motion Onewheel XR Model 4206 Abruptly Shuts Down Class Action

Future Motion, Inc. markets its Onewheel XR Model 4206 battery-operated, motorized skateboard as an exciting experience, says the complaint for this class action. But perhaps it’s a little too exciting, because the complaint also alleges that it may suddenly shut off while it’s running at speed, causing the user to crash. The complaint alleges that  Read more

Onewheel XR Skateboard

Harbor Freight Tools Chainsaws Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. about certain of its chainsaws. The complaint alleged that the company sold chainsaws that were defective and subject to a recall by Harbor Freight and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the complaint, Harbor Freight misled customers when it sold the defective  Read more

DevaCurl Hair Care Products Settlement

Deva Concepts, LLC is settling a class action for more than $5 million about its DevaCurl hair care products. The complaint alleged that the company made untrue and misleading statements about its hair care products and that the products themselves caused hair loss, hair damage, or scalp irritation.  Read more

DevaCurl No-Poo and One Conditioner Bottles

Seresto Flea Collar Pesticide Synergy and Injuries California Class Action

This class action brings suit against Elanco Animal Health, Inc. for its Seresto Flea & Tick Collar. The complaint alleges, “While pet collars have a history of harmful side effects, the number and seriousness of those associated with the Seresto collar Product exceed anything seen previously.” The incidents from the collar include pet seizures and  Read more

Seresto Collar in Its Packaging