Tag Archives: warranties

False indication of Hawaiian origin might violate consumer protection law, not warranty

Broomfield v. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc., No. 17-cv-01027, 2017 WL 3838453 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 1, 2017) “Hawaii is a state as well as a state of mind. When adults want to escape the mainland, they can go to their local … Continue reading

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Placebo effect means customer satisfaction doesn’t disprove harm; suggestive TM can be fact claim

In re 5-hour ENERGY Marketing & Sales Practices Litig., No. MDL 13-2438, 2017 WL 385042 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 24, 2017) Plaintiffs alleged that defendants engaged in deceptive and unfair business practices under the laws of various states and the Magnuson-Moss … Continue reading

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Insert scatological pun here: cities’ lawsuit over flushable wipes mostly continues

City of Wyoming v. Procter & Gamble Co., 2016 WL 5496321, No. 15-2101 (D. Minn. Sept. 28, 2016) “Hygienic wipes labeled and sold as ‘flushable’ have caused and are continuing to cause increased costs and property damage to the governmental … Continue reading

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it’s illegal to say that use of non-manufacturer accessories voids a warranty

EMED Technologies Corp.  v. Repro–Med Systems, Inc., No. 13–cv–1957, 2015 WL 3794967 (E.D. Cal. June 16, 2015)   The parties compete to supply components of medical devices used to administer immunoglobulin (human plasma and antibodies) to patients suffering from a … Continue reading

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