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Amazon PS5 Consoles Shut Down During Play Class Action

Amazon.com, Inc. sells all kinds of goods in its online marketplace, including PlayStation 5 (PS5) consoles. But the complaint for this class action alleges that some of the PS5 consoles are defective, so that they crash and power down while users are in the middle of a game. The complaint claims that Amazon does not  Read more

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Norton Bonded Abrasive Wheels No Clear Expiration Date Class Action

Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc. makes, among other things, different types of bonded abrasive wheels under the brand name Norton. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the wheels have a problem: they do not clearly identify their shelf life or expiration date. This is important, the complaint alleges, because after that date, “the product  Read more

Norton Bonded Abrasive Wheel

Instant Brands Pressure Cookers Open Under Pressure Class Action

Instant Brands, Inc., which does business as Instant Pot Company, makes a number of pressure cookers which this class action alleges have a common problem. The complaint calls it “a dangerously defective lid-locking assembly,” which can permit the lid to open while contents are hot and under pressure, allowing the food inside to erupt and  Read more

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Nutribullet Blenders Overheating Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action about allegedly overheating Nutribullet blenders against NutriBullet, LLC, Homeland Housewares, LLC, Capital Brands, LLC, Capital Brands Distribution, LLC, and Capital Brands Holding, Inc. The complaint claimed that the 600-watt and 900-watt blenders did not warn consumers that the blenders could overheat and that they should not be used continuously  Read more

900-watt Nutribullet Blender

DeWalt Jobsite Pro Wireless Earphones Overheating Defect Class Action

Earphones that overheat can be uncomfortable or unwearable. This class action brings suit against E-Filliate, Inc., which makes and sells DeWalt Jobsite Pro Wireless Earphones which the complaint claims can overheat during charging or use, with the potential to create burns or become a fire hazard. In any case, the complaint claims, when the earphones  Read more

DeWalt Jobsite Pro Wireless Earphones

Britax Frontier and Pioneer Booster Seat Settlement

Britax Child Safety, Inc. is settling a class action concerning two of its child car seats, The Britax Frontier ClickTight Harness-2-Booster Seat and the Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat. The complaint alleged that the seats were defective and that “the structure surrounding the harness and the top tether are capable of detaching from the seat due  Read more

Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat

DeWalt Bonded Abrasive Wheel Settlement

Stanley Black & Decker is paying $850,000 to settle a class action alleging that the company’s DeWalt bonded abrasive wheels have expiration dates. The complaint alleged that if the wheels are used after the expiration dates, they may break, crack, split, explode, or otherwise fail.  Read more

DeWalt Bonded Abrasive Wheels

HP Envy, Pavilion, HP Laptops Broken Hinges Class Action

HP, Inc. makes laptops, among other things. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain of its laptops in its Envy, Pavilion, and HP product lines are defective, because the hinges that hold the two part of the laptop together break easily. The complaint alleges that this interferes with the portability and use of  Read more

SunPower Defective Microinverters Settlement

SunPower Corporation is paying $4.75 million to resolve a class action alleging it used defective microinverters in the photovoltaic modules it installed on homes. The complaint claimed that the parts degraded prematurely and caused the solar panels to produce less power than expected, causing owners to pay more for energy and possibly lose incentives, such  Read more

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Beretta Degrading “Sticky Stock” Firearms Class Action

Beretta USA Corp. makes shotguns and other firearms. The complaint for this class action alleges that some of these items have synthetic stocks or fore-ends that are inlaid with a rubber-like material. The complaint alleges that these inserts degrade over time and become sticky or tacky and make it more difficult for the firearms to  Read more

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