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Neutrogena, Aveeno Sunscreen Contaminated with Benzene Class Action

Sunscreens that offer broad-spectrum SPF protection are regulated as over-the-counter drugs, rather than as cosmetics. The complaint for this class action cites five such sunscreens, under the Aveeno and Neutrogena brands, made by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. (JJCI), which it claims have been found to contain benzene, a human carcinogen that can be absorbed  Read more

Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray

Sega Key Master Arcade Game Rigging Class Action

At issue in this class action are Key Master prize vending machines made and marketed by Sega of America, Inc., Play It! Amusements, Inc., and Komuse America, Inc. The games purport to depend on player skills for wins, but the complaint alleges that “the machines are rigged so that players can only win prizes at  Read more

Sega Key Master Game Machine

Carcinogen Found in Neutrogena Sunscreens Class Action

This class action pertains to sunscreens from the Neutrogena Corporation. The complaint alleges that the Neutrogena sunscreens contain benzene, which it calls “a carcinogenic impurity that has been linked to leukemia and other cancers.” The presence of benzene, the complaint claims, makes the sunscreens “adulterated and misbranded” and “illegal to sell under federal law…”  Read more

Neutrogena Sunscreen

HP Envy 13 Laptops Have Slowed NVidia GPU Class Action

NVidia makes the GeForce MX150 graphics card. HP advertised that HP Envy laptops would contain this graphics card, which it advertised “will have the power and responsiveness to help your productivity soar.” But the complaint alleges that only the larger Envy laptops truly have that card. It claims that the smaller Envy 13 has a  Read more

An HP Envy 13

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

Western Digital Hard Drives Switch to Inferior Technology Class Action

Western Digital Corporation makes hard drives. The complaint for this class action alleges that at some point, Western Digital changed from using Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) technology in its hard drives to Shingle Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology, which is inferior. The complaint claims that the company did not disclose the lowered quality and did not  Read more

A WD Black HDD

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

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