In May and June 2017, class-action lawsuits was filed against Dollar General for allegedly deceptively marketing DG Auto motor oil by placing obsolete motor oils next to other brand-name motor oils and marketing its motor oil as being a lower priced equivalent that is suitable for modern cars without adequately warning customers that its motor oil is unsuitable for vehicles. To read the complaints, click on the links below.

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DG Infants’ Acetaminophen

Class Action

DG Infants’ Acetaminophen

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing infants’ medicine as different than children’s medicine when both contain the same amount of the same active ingredient

Dollar General’s Body Soothing Aloe Gel

Class Action

Dollar General’s Body Soothing Aloe Gel

February 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2016: A class-action…

Dollar General’s Motor Oils

Class Action

Dollar General’s Motor Oils

June 2016: Some of the lawsuits filed against Dollar General were transferred to a court in Missouri to be heard together. To read Dollar General’s motion to transfer the lawsuits,…


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