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

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

Combat Arms Defective Earplugs Short-Form Complaint to Join Larger Class Action

This is a short-form complaint filing that “incorporate(s) by reference the Master Long Form Complaint and Jury Trial Demand filed in In re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation on September 20, 2019.” This apparently adds another plaintiff in the combined class actions assembled under the above names, making claims against 3M Company and  Read more

Pair of Combat Arms Earplugs

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat Inadequate Side-Impact Test Results Class Action

A number of cases have been filed recently in various states taking issue with Evenflo Big Kid booster car seats. The cases have now been assigned MDL number 2938. MDL stands for Multi-District Litigation, meaning that these cases are now being considered together, as they all make similar allegations against car seat maker Evenflo.  Read more

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat Side-Impact Dangers Class Action

“In 2018, side-impact crashes were responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in vehicle collisions of children under 15.” So says the complaint for this class action against Evenflo Company, Inc. and its children’s booster seats. The complaint alleges that the company’s side-impact testing has little to do with real-world side-impact conditions.  Read more

Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seat