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Defective Product

Cockpit of Boeing 737

The horror of the Boeing 727 Max crashes are usually considered from the point of view of the dead passengers. This class action is brought on behalf of the pilots who had to fly them, day after day, and who are suffering loss of livelihood now that they are grounded. The complaint alleges that the Boeing Company engaged in a coverup and brings suit on behalf of “Pilot J” and roughly twenty other pilots who flew the plane for international “Airline J.”

Two Contigo Water Bottles

The complaint for this class action alleges that Ignite USA, LLC makes water bottles that pose a choking hazard for children. The bottles in question are the Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles, which have spouts that may unintentionally detach.

Yellow Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price, Inc. makes a product called the Rock ’n Play Sleeper which purports to be appropriate for babies to sleep in for an extended period or even overnight. But the complaint for this class action alleges that babies left to sleep on it have been injured or died, and that the product is not in fact safe for its advertised purpose. It sues Fisher-Price and its parent company Mattel, Inc. for selling a product they knew or should have known was dangerous.

Boeing 737 MAX Cockpit

The plaintiff in this class action is identified only as “Pilot H”; the complaint claims to be related to another case brought by a “Pilot X.” The issue? Boeing and its 737 MAX aircraft, which the complaint says Boeing knew was not safe. The complaint alleges that pilots qualified on the 737 MAX were poorly trained and suffered emotional distress before the aircraft’s grounding and economic damages after it.

Google Pixel Smartphone

Google, LLC is putting aside $7.25 million to settle a class action claiming that there were defects in the original Pixel or Pixel XL smartphones. The complaint alleged that these defects could lead to the failure of the microphones or speakers.

MyFord Touch System

Ford Motor Company has chosen to settle a class action about the MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch information and entertainment systems installed in many Ford and Lincoln vehicles. The complaint alleged that the systems are defective and do not work properly.

Precor TRM 425 Treadmill

Precor Incorporated makes treadmills, and it is settling a class action about alleged defects in its hand-held heart rate monitors on certain of its treadmills. The complaint claimed that the company did not tell consumers about the limitations of its heart rate handle systems. 

Glock Model 22 Gen 4 Pistol

Yes, guns are dangerous. But the complaint for this class action alleges that certain pistols made by Glock, Inc. and its Austrian parent, Glock GmbH, are even dangerous to the person using them. The complaint claims that the pistols have a defect that may lead to a “blow out” at firing. 

Box of Just For Men Hair Dye

The complaint for this class action alleges that Just for Men hair dye contains a substance called p-phenylenediamine, or PPD. According to the complaint, not only can PPD irritate skin, it can take the pigment out of it, and the patch test the product orders consumers to take before each use can increase chances of an allergic reaction.

Five-Gallon Container of Super S SuperTrac 303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluid

The complaint for this class action alleges that Smitty’s Supply, Inc. and Rural King sell “303” tractor hydraulic fluid (THF) which purportedly meets 303 specifications. What’s wrong with that? The complaint claims that 303 specifications have not been available for over forty years and that that type of fluid is outdated.