An Infantile Misrepresentation

Tylenol lawsuits continue

If you purchased Infants’ Tylenol any time from October 2014 to January 6, 2020, you may be entitled to a few bucks.  Johnson and Johnson received negative backlash following the infamous talcum powder dispute and the company remains under scrutiny due to misrepresented pill bottles.  According to this most recent lawsuit, Johnson and Johnson allegedly advertises on its packaging that their Infants’ Tylenol is specially manufactured to supply a safe dosage for infants.  On the contrary, the concentration of acetaminophen is 160 mg, the same level found in Johnson and Johnson’s Children’s Tylenol. Read more

Furnishing a Resolution in Toddler Death Case

Ikea settles

Ikea has made headlines recently as the defendant in the largest single plaintiff wrongful death settlement in US history.  The resolution follows a claim filed in June 2018, alleging inadequate steps taken by Ikea to ensure its furniture is safe and secure for all consumers.  The lawsuit also blames Ikea for not acting hastily when learning of the extreme dangers associated with their signature Malm dresser. Read more

Customer Loyalty is Sloping

Pay to park

For those who frequent cities and attractions, it is typically assumed that you have to pay to park your car.  It is considered a perk to enjoy free parking, which is why routine skiers are fighting back at Vail Resorts Inc. following the recent implementation of a new fee policy at the premier parking location of Northstar California Resort. For years, visitors took advantage of the convenient access to the slopes from that parking lot; but now they are forced to reconsider their options.  A lawsuit was filed in December, alleging fraud and breach of contract against Vail Resorts Inc. Read more

Mercedes Benz the Rules

An odoriferous lawsuit

The luxury car company, Mercedes-Benz, has failed to take the health of their drivers into account when evaluating the severity of a mildew issue in their heating and air-conditioning components.  It is argued that Mercedes-Benz and its parent company, Daimler AG, have been aware of the issue since 2008, but the entities did not uphold their duty to fix the issue.  In response, consumers filed a class-action lawsuit last year, which just recently reached a settlement. Read more

Search for an Unknown Well-Wisher

Surprise in the mail

The thought that we are practically always under surveillance can feel unsettling.  The idea may lead us to second guess our internet searches, our purchases in the grocery store, or our text messages to friends and family.  Hundreds of reported women throughout the country, however, have recently raised concerns about communication they have received that does not necessarily coincide with their everyday patterns and habits.  Their red flags have triggered the search for a “Jenny B” and her reason for sending them coupons, gift cards, and greeting cards.  What is the purpose of this kindness?  According to the cards, it is to congratulate the women on their recent pregnancies.  The disturbing factor in this string of events is that many of the women who have received the gifts are not pregnant. Read more