Class Action

Murphy Oil’s Price of Gasoline

Class Action

Murphy Oil’s Price of Gasoline

June 2019: The case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-1705, E. D. MO.)

April 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Murphy Oil USA for allegedly misleadingly listing a “Discounted Price” for gasoline sold at gas stations located in Walmart store parking lots that was higher than the full price. (Taylor et al v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc., Case No. 19SL-CC017, Missouri State Court – St. Louis County)


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Walmart

Walmart

An ongoing TINA.org investigation spanning several years found that Walmart consistently and repeatedly used false and deceptive Made in USA representations to market products on its website, Walmart.com. (TINA.org also…


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Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

Class Action

Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon for allegedly falsely marketing that store-brand hand sanitizers – including Equate, Up & Up, Walgreens, and Germ-X – “Kill[] 99.99% of germs” when,…

100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Claims

Class Action

100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Claims

December 2020: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal finding that average consumers are not likely to understand that the phrase 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese means that the…

Canisters of Great Value Ground Coffee

Class Action

Canisters of Great Value Ground Coffee

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely representing that Great Value ground coffee products will make a specific number of cups of coffee when,…

Equate Infant’s Pain & Fever Acetaminophen

Class Action

Equate Infant’s Pain & Fever Acetaminophen

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Perrigo Company and Walmart for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Equate Infant’s Pain & Fever Acetaminophen is formulated specifically for infants and…

Walmart’s Lifetime Tire Balancing and Rotation Policy

Class Action

Walmart’s Lifetime Tire Balancing and Rotation Policy

In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly representing that consumers who purchased its lifetime tire balancing and rotation policy for tires would get tire rotation…

Several Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

Class Action

Several Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that germ-X and several store-brand hand sanitizers – including CVS Health, equate (Walmart), and Walgreens…

Equate™ Rapid Release Products

Class Action

Equate™ Rapid Release Products

April 2019: A federal judge dismissed certain claims but allowed the false advertising claims to move forward. November 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly marketing…

Toddler Beginnings

Class Action

Toddler Beginnings

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly marketing Parent’s Choice Toddler Beginnings formula as nutritionally appropriate for children who are nine months and older…

Walmart’s Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shakes

Class Action

Walmart’s Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shakes

February 2020: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations and adding allegations that Walmart misleadingly advertises that the characterizing flavor in its vanilla shakes is vanilla when, according to…

Walmart’s Bill Payment Services

Class Action

Walmart’s Bill Payment Services

December 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-10983, C. D. Cal.) August 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising that customers…

Prices in the Walmart App

Class Action

Prices in the Walmart App

January 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-23, C. D. Cal.) October 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely…

Kona Coffee

Class Action

Kona Coffee

May 2019: The Bond case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not…

Great Value Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Class Action

Great Value Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising that its Great Value Vanilla Bean Ice Cream is flavored with vanilla when, according to plaintiffs,…

Great Value LED Light Bulbs

Class Action

Great Value LED Light Bulbs

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Wal-Mart for allegedly falsely advertising that its Great Value LED light bulbs are ENERGY STAR® qualified, use less energy, and cost…

Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate

Class Action

Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely stating on the label of Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate that each tablet contains 1000 mg of glucosamine…

Great Value Graham Crackers

Class Action

Great Value Graham Crackers

In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly representing that the main ingredient in Great Value Graham Crackers is graham flour (a coarse, whole grain…

Lang Pharma Nutrition’s CoQ-10 Softgels

Class Action

Lang Pharma Nutrition’s CoQ-10 Softgels

In July 2018, a state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed against Lang Pharma Nutrition (a company that supplies retailers with CoQ-10 supplements to sell under…

Equate High Absorption CoQ-10

Class Action

Equate High Absorption CoQ-10

December 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…

Sam’s Club Freshness Guarantee

Class Action

Sam’s Club Freshness Guarantee

July 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement in which class members who file valid claims will receive a $10 gift card to be used at…

Parent’s Choice Organic Rice Rusks

Class Action

Parent’s Choice Organic Rice Rusks

In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly failing to disclose that Parent’s Choice Organic Rice Rusks contain milk and eggs. (Kelly et al v. Wal-Mart…

Equate Migraine

Class Action

Equate Migraine

December 2013: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…

Walmart’s Equate Migraine

Class Action

Walmart’s Equate Migraine

April 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal concluding that the complaint failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. (Case No. 14-55752, 9th…

Equate Migraine Pain Reliever

Class Action

Equate Migraine Pain Reliever

December 2013: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…

Thread Counts of Bed Linens at Walmart

Class Action

Thread Counts of Bed Linens at Walmart

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against Walmart was dismissed in March 2007. The 2006 complaint alleged that the store inflated the thread count of bed linens by counting each strand…

Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate

Class Action

Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly mislabeling Spring Valley joint health supplements as containing glucosamine sulfate when, according to plaintiffs, they contain glucosamine hydrochloride…

Nest Fresh Eggs

Class Action

Nest Fresh Eggs

In March 2018, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing that Nest Fresh Egg Farms “farm fresh” eggs are laid by hens “with outdoor access” when,…

Organic Marketside “farm fresh” Eggs

Class Action

Organic Marketside “farm fresh” Eggs

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods for allegedly falsely advertising that Organic Marketside “farm fresh” eggs are laid by hens with access to…

Several Brands of Flushable Wipes

Class Action

Several Brands of Flushable Wipes

In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against several manufacturers of flushable wipes – specifically, Costco, CVS, Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart – for allegedly falsely…

Various Parmesan Cheese Products

Class Action

Various Parmesan Cheese Products

June 2016: This case was transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) to be heard with similar lawsuits. To learn more about the MDL, click here. March 2016: A class-action lawsuit was…

Walmart’s Equate Co-Q10

Class Action

Walmart’s Equate Co-Q10

September 2016: A federal judge granted the named plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this action and imposed two conditions on the dismissal: First, the named plaintiff must agree to use…

Great Value 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese

Class Action

Great Value 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese

June 2016: All six of these lawsuits were transferred to multidistrict litigation (MDL) to be heard with similar lawsuits. For more information about the MDL, click here. Early 2016: In…

100% Parmesan Cheese Products

Class Action

100% Parmesan Cheese Products

June 2016: This case was transferred to multidistrict litigation (MDL) to be heard with other lawsuits. For more information about the MDL, click here. March 2016: A class-action lawsuit was…

Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

Class Action

Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

January 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The dismissal was When a complaint is dismissed…

Brew & Save Carafe Filters

Class Action

Brew & Save Carafe Filters

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Eko Brands alleging that the Brew & Save Carafe filters for single-serve brewing machines are defective and do not work…

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and More

Class Action

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and More

May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiffs’ claims and When a complaint is dismissed…

Equate Flushable Wipes

Class Action

Equate Flushable Wipes

January 2017: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2015: A class-action lawsuit…

Wal-Mart’s Rollback Prices

Class Action

Wal-Mart’s Rollback Prices

August 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…

Great Value All Natural Pita Chips

Class Action

Great Value All Natural Pita Chips

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising Great Value All Natural Pita Chips as “All Natural” when, in reality, they contain synthetic and…

Great Value Pork & Beans in Tomato Sauce

Class Action

Great Value Pork & Beans in Tomato Sauce

November 2016: A federal judge granted a stay in this case until after a ruling in a case, Briseño v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., pending in the Ninth Circuit Court of…

Walmart’s Craft Beers

Class Action

Walmart’s Craft Beers

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing beers – including Cat’s Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, Round Midnight Belgian White, and Red…

Walmart’s Warranties for Car Batteries

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Walmart’s Warranties for Car Batteries

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively advertising that consumers who purchase car batteries receive a warranty allowing for the replacement of defective batteries…

Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

Class Action

Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A…

Straight Talk Cellular Phone Plans

Class Action

Straight Talk Cellular Phone Plans

February 2016: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Hansell et al v. TracFone Wireless, Inc. dba Straight Talk Wireless et al, Case No.…

Great Value Cornstarch Food Products

Class Action

Great Value Cornstarch Food Products

February 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. May 2015: A federal judge preliminarily approved a $515,000 settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Karlin Foods…

Walmart’s Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

Class Action

Walmart’s Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

April 2015: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the complaint. The complaint was dismissed without prejudice, meaning that the complaint can be refiled. February 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against…

Walmart’s Banzai Inflatable Water Slides and Pools

Class Action

Walmart’s Banzai Inflatable Water Slides and Pools

November 2014: A federal judge granted plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this lawsuit with prejudice, meaning that the plaintiff cannot refile the lawsuit. June 2014: A federal judge denied Walmart’s…


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