J. Crew Wins Dismissal in Credit Card Receipt Suit
A proposed class action alleging J. Crew broke federal law by printing too many digits of consumers’ credit card numbers on their receipts has been dismissed. The judge found that, under the Supreme Court’s Spokeo decision, the plaintiff’s injuries were not concrete enough to warrant the furthering of their case. The plaintiffs claimed they were put at risk for identity theft and that the clothing retailer violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.
Hertz Prevails in Reward Program Case
On Thursday, yet another case met its end due to the Supreme Court’s Spokeo decision. A judge found that a consumer who filed a proposed class action against Hertz didn’t suffer an injury and therefore could not proceed with his claims. The plaintiff said that the car rental service’s Gold Plus Rewards program violated a New Jersey law known as the Truth in Consumer Contracts Notices Warranties Act because Hertz neglected to state in its terms and conditions whether it could change its prices without supplying notice to consumers.
Hyundai Recalls More Sonatas Over Sunroof Issue
Hyundai will be recalling nearly 63,000 2015-2016 Sonatas due to a problem with the vehicles’ sunroof panels. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the sunroofs’ wind deflector can detach due to improper bonding. While no injuries have been associated with the issue, Hyundai said it will be fixing the deflectors free of charge.
Class Action Filed Over “Age-Reversing” Supplement
A lawsuit has been filed in California against Sanmedica International LLC over a human growth supplement that can allegedly increase HGH levels and, essentially, “turn back time” for users. The plaintiff alleges the product was falsely marketed because it cannot scientifically fulfill its advertised claims. The product boasts that it can make users feel younger and more energetic, increase sex drive, and make wrinkles disappear.