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 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 long-lasting when, in reality, the hose is prone to leaking. The lawsuit was transferred to federal court in April 2016. (Celmins et al v. Tristar Products, Inc. and Does 1-10, Case No. 16-cv-2068, D. NJ.)
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