Class-Action Tracker

Information about federal false advertising class actions filed around the country. Please note, our list is neither comprehensive nor reflective of TINA.org’s opinion.


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Lands’ End “Made in the USA” Claims

Class Action

Lands’ End “Made in the USA” Claims

December 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. April 2016: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for November…

Balloon Time “Made in the USA” Claims

Class Action

Balloon Time “Made in the USA” Claims

A class-action lawsuit (which was originally filed in 2012) alleges that Party City and Worthington Cylinder Corporation falsely advertise “Balloon Time” helium tanks as “Made in the USA” when they…

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…

Dutch’s Current-Elliott Jeans

Class Action

Dutch’s Current-Elliott Jeans

April 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not…

Joe’s Jeans

Class Action

Joe’s Jeans

July 2017: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2017: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this action. The settlement, which was…

Permatex Automotive Repair Kits

Class Action

Permatex Automotive Repair Kits

In December 2014, a state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Permatex. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleged that the company misleadingly labeled…

AG Jeans and Nordstrom

Class Action

AG Jeans and Nordstrom

October 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of this settlement. February 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved the proposed settlement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for September 9,…

Reynolds Wrap

Class Action

Reynolds Wrap

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing foil as being made in the USA when materials used in the product come from outside of the U.S.


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