Onn Power Bank Portable Charger Settlement

Walmart, Inc. is putting down $1,100,00 to settle a class action alleging that Onn-brand power banks sold at its stores and its website were not labeled accurately as to their capacity. The complaint claimed that the capacities were misrepresented.  Read more

An One Power Bank Next to a Smartphone

Whirlpool KitchenAid Dishwasher Upper Rack Settlement

Whirlpool Corporation is settling a class action alleging that certain of its KitchenAid dishwashers, made between October 1, 2010 and June 14, 2019, are defective. The complaint alleged that the axles of the wheels on the upper rack break, and that the upper rack may then become unusable. It also alleged that Whirlpool breached its  Read more

Woman Removing Upper Rack of a KitchenAid Dishwasher

Apple Powerbeats 2 Earphones Settlement

It’s costing Apple a little less than $10 million to settle this class action about its Powerbeats 2 earphones. The complaint alleged that the earphones have a defect so that they stop working and are unable to retain a charge, even after just minimal usage. It claimed that Apple misrepresented the product’s battery life, improperly  Read more

Powerbeats 2 Earphones

Combat Arms Earplugs Do Not Protect as Described Class Action

“Short-form” complaints, like the one in this case, allow a new plaintiff to join a larger class action, which sometimes combines hundreds of similar cases. In this instance, the main case is In re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 3:19-md-2885, filed on September 20, 2019. The product in question, military earplugs  Read more

Pair of Combat Arms Earplugs

U by Kotex Tampons Defective Tampon Settlement

To settle a class action about U by Kotex tampons, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. is paying $7 million to users and additional amounts for attorneys and other costs of the suit and settlement. The complaint alleged that the products unravel or come apart at removal, which can cause some pieces to remain in the body. In  Read more

Box of U by Kotex Tampons

Clarisonic Face Brush Not Waterproof Class Action

Clarisonic face brushes are supposed to be waterproof—or at least so says their maker, L’Oreal USA, Inc., for example on the packaging of the brushes. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the brushes are not waterproof and that using them to wash the face according to directions may lead to battery failure.  Read more

Clarisonic Mia 1 Face Brush

Samsung Plasma TV Display Panels California Settlement

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. are choosing to settle a California class action claiming that they did not make replacement display panel assemblies available to their authorized service centers (ASCs). The complaint alleged that certain Samsung plasma TV models PN51F5500, PN51F5300, or PN51F5350 experienced a “line” issue, but that the TVs  Read more

Samsung Model PN51F5300 Plasma TV Screen

SmileDirectClub Aligners Tooth Pain and Injury Class Action

SmileDirectClub, LLC offers consumers the purported possibility of straightening their teeth with mail-order aligners, without having to make office visits. But the complaint for this class action alleges that SmileDirect does not deliver what it advertises, that teeth may not be straightened, and that customers may in fact experience cracked, damaged, or otherwise injured teeth.  Read more

Person Inserting SmileDirect Aligner

Remington Hot Rollers Danger of Burns Class Action

Spectrum Brands, Inc. makes Remington Hot Rollers, a hair curling product. The complaint for this class action alleges that the product is defective and dangerous, because the rollers heat up to high temperatures and the “cool touch ends” fall off.  Read more

A Set of Remington Hot Rollers

303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluid (THF) Settlement

A numbrt of defendants, including CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Orscheln Farm and Home, LLC, Family Center of Harrisonville, Inc., and Blain Supply (which does business as Farm and Fleet), are settling a class action alleging that various brands of 303 THF they’ve made or sold (1) do not meet 303 THF specifications and (2) may damage  Read more

Bucket of MileMaster 303 THF