In the age of the Internet and cable television, consumer fraud has reached epidemic proportions. Products and services are routinely advertised with little if any regard for the truth. Consumers spend billions of dollars each year on products that don’t work as advertised and services that fail to live up to expectations.
The trial lawyers at The Senators (Ret.) Firm, LLP have decades of experience litigating and resolving claims and lawsuits all over the United States involving consumer fraud and false advertising claims. If you or someone close to you has been the victim of fraud or false advertising we are here to help ensure that your rights are fully protected. We are involved in litigation relating to a wide-range of false advertising and fraud cases.
Recent Blog Entries
Once regarded as the next step in fitness evolution, Skechers Shape-Ups have become the latest trend to incorporate a contemporary design that simultaneously tones muscles. However, recent months have witnessed these unique shoes become the subject of increasing criticism. According to allegations made by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Skechers made unfounded claims that itsContinue Reading »
This week witnessed accusations against a popular health drink brand transform into a class action lawsuit. POM Wonderful, a global brand committed to innovation and wellness, has been on the receiving end of significant scrutiny after they allegedly deceived consumers about the potential health benefits their products provide. As a result, W Rex Templeton Jr.Continue Reading »
The Senators (Ret.) Firm, LLP, continues to make great progress in its ongoing effort to protect innocent consumers from fraudulent marketing practices. On February 18, 2011, the Orange County, California, Superior Court gave preliminary approval in a case styled Hojiwala vs. Xacta to a settlement of a nationwide class action lawsuit against retailer Idea Village Products Corporation concerning its Kinoki Detox Foot Pads. Pursuant to the settlement, all persons in the United States who bought this product are entitled to receive (1) $10 in cash for each package of the product purchased or (2) two “As Seen on TV” products that have a total retail value of $20.
On February 1, 2011, dietary supplement maker Irwin Naturals agreed to pay civil penalties, consumer restitution, and and investigative costs to settle a suit in California alleging that Irwin Naturals marketed weight loss products that did not contain the listyed “active” ingredient, hoodia gordonii, a succulent plant. Additionally, the suit alleged that the Los Angeles-based company sold green tea products that contained more than the legal limit of lead without the proper warning labels, didn’t reimburse customers in a timely fashion for returned products, and that it billed some direct-sales customers for products that weren’t ordered.