Tristar’s Flex-Able Hose
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Tristar Products in March 2016. Among other things, the complaint claims that the company markets the Flex-Able hose as tough, durable, and…
November 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The dismissal was When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiffs’ individual claims and When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled. as to class members’ claims.
April 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Tristar Products alleging that the company markets its Flex-Able hose as “designed like a fire hose for speed, storage and strength, to last a really long time” when the garden hose is actually prone to leaks. (Winstanley et al v. Tristar Products, Inc. and Does 1-10, Case No. 14-cv-02657, D. NJ.).
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