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Safety Lock-Out Switch Feature in Chainsaws

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Safety Lock-Out Switch Feature in Chainsaws

January 2022: The Court granted final approval of the settlement agreement.

August 2021: The Court preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. For more information, go to https://chainsawsettlement.com/.

June 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Harbor Freight for allegedly misleadingly giving the impression that the Safety Lock-Out Switch feature in electric chainsaws – including the Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric Chainsaws – prevents them from operating after the power switch is in the off position when, according to plaintiffs, the power switch in the chainsaws malfunctions due to a defect causing the chainsaws to continue operating after being turned off. (Kaupelis et al v. Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1203, C.D. Cal.)


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Discounts at Harbor Freight Tools

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Discounts at Harbor Freight Tools

In December 2016, a state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Harbor Freight Tools (a retailer selling tools and equipment). The complaint, which was…

Harbor Freight Tools USA’s Discounts

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Harbor Freight Tools USA’s Discounts

May 2017: 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…


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