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30 May 2012, 9:51 am
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Institutional investors stated Minnesota consumer protection claims against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for allegedly misrepresenting its securities lending program, according to the federal district court in St. [read post]
26 Apr 2011, 7:59 am
“All Natural” Guacamole Claim Could Be Deceptive LabelingThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Guacamole purchasers could bring California consumer protection law claims against a manufacturer of guacamole and bean dip products that allegedly mislabeled its product to deceive purchasers into buying its products, according to a federal district court in Los Angeles.Allegedly deceived into purchasing the manufacturer’s… [read post]
26 Jul 2010, 12:45 pm
Consumer Class Action for KFC’s Refusal to Honor Coupons Can Proceed This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.KFC’s refusal to honor coupons offered on its website could constitute violation of the Illinois, Michigan, and California unfair trade practice laws, according to the federal district court in Chicago. [read post]
22 Sep 2010, 3:06 pm
Facebook’s Advertising Charges Could Violate California Unfair Competition LawThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Social networking website Facebook PPC could be held liable under the California Unfair Competition Law (UCL) for unfair business practices related to a breach of an advertising contract, but not for fraudulent or unlawful business practices, according to the federal district court in San Jose, California. [read post]
21 Jun 2010, 12:42 pm
Consumer Protection Class Action Certified Against Kansas Gas StationsThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A class of Kansas motor fuel purchasers who purportedly did not receive the amounts of fuel that they paid for were certified to proceed with a Kansas Consumer Protection Act (CPA) claim.The multidistrict class action was filed by persons who purchased motor fuel from a number of gas stations in Kansas that sold fuel from… [read post]
1 Aug 2011, 2:32 pm
Secondary Market Sales of Yankees’ Tickets Not Deceptive PracticesThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Purchasers of New York Yankees tickets failed to state a deceptive practices claim under New York General Business Law against online ticket marketer StubHub; its parent, eBay; and the New York Yankees for StubHub’s failure to identify the individual seller and face value of tickets, the federal district court in New York… [read post]
28 Sep 2012, 12:02 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law. [read post]
31 Jul 2012, 9:52 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law. [read post]
27 Jan 2012, 3:20 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Putative class representatives lacked standing to bring California Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) class action claims against Comcast because they lacked the requisite injury in fact, according to the federal district court in Fresno, California. [read post]
18 Nov 2010, 12:33 pm
Pfizer Ordered to Pay $95 Million for Deceptive Marketing of NeurontinThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Pharmaceutical company Pfizer, Inc. violated the California Unfair Competition Law (UCL) by marketing its prescription drug Neurontin for a number of off-label uses and deceptively representing the efficacy of the drug for certain uses, according to the federal district court in Boston. [read post]
18 Aug 2010, 7:24 am
Debit Card Posting Procedure, Resulting in Overdraft Fees, Was an Unfair Business PracticeThis posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.Wells Fargo Bank’s “high-to-low” resequencing of debit card charges—which resulted in millions of overdraft fees charged to customers—was an unfair and fraudulent business practice that violated the California Unfair Competition Law (UCL), according to the federal district court in San… [read post]
2 Apr 2012, 3:05 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A federal district court in Camden, New Jersey certified a class action of Sam’s Club members that brought suit against Wal-Mart under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) for allegedly failing to disclose that its service agreement for “as-is” products actually excluded “as-is” products from coverage. [read post]
28 Apr 2012, 8:19 am
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A supplement purchaser sufficiently alleged that a supplement manufacturer’s packaging of its protein drinks and bars was misleading in violation of the California Unfair Competition Law (UCL), False Advertising Law (FAL), and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), the federal district court in Oakland, California, has held. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:27 am
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A civil litigant stated a Texas Deceptive Trade Practices—Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) claim for unconscionable conduct against LexisNexis based on its mandatory electronic filing fees charged to litigants in Texas state courts in Montgomery and Jefferson counties, according to the federal district court in Houston. [read post]
29 Oct 2012, 6:14 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A civil litigant stated a Texas Deceptive Trade Practices—Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) claim for unconscionable conduct against LexisNexis based on its mandatory electronic filing fees charged to litigants in Texas state courts in Montgomery and Jefferson counties, according to the federal district court in Houston. [read post]
18 Nov 2011, 1:53 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.The Alaska legislature’s directive that courts should give great weight to the Federal Trade Commission and federal court interpretations of the Federal Trade Commission Act when interpreting the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act (CPA) did not require the Alaska Supreme Court to overrule previous decisions under the law, the state high court held.An electric company… [read post]
16 Dec 2011, 12:19 pm
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Editor of CCH State Unfair Trade Practices Law.A customer of Michaels Stores stated an Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act claim against the craft store for engaging in an unfair business practices relating to the failure to implement adequate security at its PIN pads, according to the federal district court in Chicago.Michaels’ PIN pads, used by consumers to pay by debit/credit cards, were replaced by a modified… [read post]
23 Apr 2013, 9:03 pm by John W. Arden
This posting was written by Jody Coultas, Contributor to Wolters Kluwer Antitrust Law Daily.A gun dealer failed to state Sherman Act, Section 1 or Lanham Act commercial disparagement claims against the Village of Norridge, Illinois, stemming from a change in an ordinance that may force the gun dealer to close up shop, according to the federal district court in Chicago (Kole v. [read post]