In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Fitbit, Inc. for allegedly misrepresenting the quality of Fitbit Charge 2 fitness bands by failing to disclose that a defect causes the screen to crack. (Schneider et al v. Fitbit, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1322, N. D. IL.)

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FitBit’s PurePulse Tracker

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FitBit’s PurePulse Tracker

June 2018: One of the named plaintiffs (Dunn) filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. October 2017: A federal judge granted Fitbit’s motion to compel arbitration for the plaintiffs who…

Fitbit’s “Sleep-Tracking” Function

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Fitbit’s “Sleep-Tracking” Function

November 2018: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may file a claim to receive $12.50 for each qualifying Fitbit device…

Fitbit’s Charge HR and Surge Wristbands

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Fitbit’s Charge HR and Surge Wristbands

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Fitbit in February 2016. According to the complaint, the company deceptively markets the Charge HR and Surge wristband activity trackers with PurePulse™…


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