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Deceptive Advertising

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Vitamin Shoppe made false and misleading statements in its labeling and/or advertising regarding the lawfulness, composition, and ingredients of its "Reservie Trans-Resveratrol" dietary supplement product.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that between October 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014, Anthem Blue Cross in California misrepresented the physicians and hostpitals covered under the plan when, in fact, the choices were much narrower.  Anthem is also accused of sending incorrect ID cards and failing to send ID cards.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Angie's List did not disclose that companies that advertise on that website may receive better letter-grade ratings, reviews, and ranking in search results as well.

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This lawsuit alleges that the TRESemmé products Nourishing Moisture Shampoo, Nourishing Moisture Conditioner, Radiant Volume Shampoo, Radiant Volume Conditioner, Vibrantly Smooth Shampoo, and Vibrantly Smooth Conditioner were falsely labeled as "natural."

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The lawsuit claims that the Ski Free® promotion at many Shell-branded fuel stations in Oregon, Michigan, Washington, and California is in fact not a free skiing program, rather it is a "buy one get one free" voucher.  There are also many date, time, resort, and other limitations.  The plaintiffs claim that this violates various state consumer protection laws.

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This class action lawsuit alleges that Birchbox, a high-end online cosmetic retailer based out of California, automatically renewed online subscriptions without clearly displaying renewal or cancelation terms.  Many of the accounts renewed were free trials.

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Justice violated state common law and consumer law with deceptive sales and marketing practices, because it claims that everything in its stores is on sale for 40% off the regular price, when in fact the “sale” price is the regular price.

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Blue Buffalo deceptively labeled its pet foods with a “True Blue Promise” stating that its products contain no poultry byproduct meals, no corn, wheat, or soy, and no artificial preservatives. 

This class action alleges that Hyland’s, Inc. and its parent company Standard Homeopathic Company violated state consumer protection laws and the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act by negligently representing their homeopathic products as able to cure baby ailments.

This lawsuit alleges that the H.J. Heinz and Kraft Heinz Companies violated California’s consumer protection laws by labeling their products as “manufactured in the U.S.A.” when the products contained foreign components.