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PPL Montana Sends Profits Out of State, Leaves Liabilities Class Action

One of the complaint’s first sentences says that this case “arises out of yet another chapter in Montana’s long history of out-of-state corporations exploiting Montana’s resources, shipping the profits out of state, abandoning operations in the State, and attempting to shift responsibility to the State to clean up those abandoned operations.” The defendants are PPL  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

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Makita Bonded Abrasive Wheels Unclear Expiration Dates Class Action

Makita USA, Inc. makes some thirty kinds of bonded abrasive wheel products under various brand names: Bauer, Warrior, Hercules, and Chief. These wheels are used to cut metal and concrete, but the complaint for this class action alleges that these products are “unreasonably dangerous” because their expiration dates are noted in a way that the  Read more

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Avanir Encouraged Nuedexta Use for Off-Label Purposes Class Action

When drugs are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), they are approved for specific uses, to treat specific diseases or problems. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which it claims attempted to market a drug called Nuedexta for other than its original uses, including, it claims, by  Read more

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Samsung Refrigerators Unsafe Temperatures Class Action

Refrigerators have a single purpose: to keep food at a cold temperature, so that it can be preserved. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain refrigerators made by Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. do not run at a cold enough temperature to safely do this.  Read more

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Dunkin’ Gift Cards No Amount Redeemable in Cash Class Action

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. operates shops for coffee and snacks throughout the US. Together with its subsidiary, SVC Service II, LLC, it issues gift cards for use at Dunkin’ shops. But the complaint for this class action claims that the gift cards “include unfair, deceptive, and illegal conditions that are only revealed to customers after  Read more

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Fitbit Smartwatches Overheating and Burns Class Action

Google, LLC announced its purchase of Fitbit in October 2019. This class action brings suit against it for defects in a variety of Fitbit smartwatches. The complaint alleges they overheat, can burn wearers, and may even explode. The complaint therefore claims that the smartwatches are not suitable for their principal and intended purpose.  Read more

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FCA US Phantom Freight Charges on New Vehicles Class Action

This class action concerns “phantom freight,” an inflation of the charge for transporting vehicles from their manufacturer to dealers. This was originally a problem in the 1950s, until Congress took steps to end it. But this complaint alleges that FCA US, LLC and its parent company Stellantis, NV are doing it again by inflating the  Read more

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State Farm Mutual “Typical Negotiation” Deductions from ACV Minnesota Class Action

The State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company offers auto insurance policies in Minnesota that say that, in the event of a total loss, the company will give the insured a payout consisting of the actual cash value (ACV) of the vehicle minus the policy’s deductible. The complaint alleges that State Farm does not do this,  Read more

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Warrantech “No Lemon Guarantee” in Service Contract Class Action

Warrantech Consumer Product Services, Inc. and TAG Warranty Corp. (formerly known as AMT Warranty Corp.) sell warranty products and administration for automotive and consumer products. Certain of their service contracts come with a “no lemon guarantee,” but the complaint alleges the companies do not keep their promises to replace items that require repeated repairs.  Read more

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