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

Dunkin' Gift Card

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

Fitbit Versa 2 on Wrist

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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Samsung Smartphones Cheating and Throttling Class Action

Do Samsung smartphones perform as well in the real world as they do in benchmark testing? The complaint for this class action alleges that they do not, and that Samsung “cheats the tests.” It claims, “It puts cheating software on its devices that allow benchmark testing applications to run at high speed, while it throttles  Read more

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Sherwin-Williams Undisclosed Supply Chain Surcharge Class Action

Supply chain difficulties have plagued businesses since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Sherwin-Williams Company has “covertly” added a 4% Supply Chain Surcharge to its sales transactions, which it claims customers only find out about “at the cash register once it’s often too late … to  Read more

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Ellume Covid Rapid Home Tests Recalled with No Refunds Class Action

Covid tests that provide prompt results at home have become important to people as the pandemic drags on. This class action brings suit against Ellume USA, LLC because it did not refund customers’ money when it recalled certain lots of its Rapid Antigen At-Home Covid-19 Test Kits. According to the complaint, the kits were recalled  Read more

An Ellume Covid-19 Home Test

Spice Islands, Tone’s Herbs and Spices Contain Heavy Metals Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that certain spices from B&G Foods, Inc. have been found to contain heavy metals. B&G makes the Spice Islands and Tone’s brands of herbs and spices, and the complaint alleges that certain of the products contain concerning levels of lead, arsenic, and cadmium.  Read more

Bottle of Spice Islands Sweet Basil

Roomba Vacuums Wheel Stops Turning Class Action

This class action complains against iRobot Corporation for a defect in certain of its Roomba vacuums. The complaint alleges that a design defect in the machines makes them “completely inoperable,” despite the fact that iRobot offers a wheel kit to repair the defect. According to the complaint, consumers must pay for wheel kit, but it  Read more

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