LITIGATION UPDATES – NOVEMBER 2015
Cisco Gets $37 Million Judgment In Counterfeit Goods Suit
Cisco Systems Inc. won a $37 million judgment in California federal court in its suit against a San Jose business it claims knowingly bought counterfeit or stolen Cisco merchandise, altered the serial numbers and then resold to its customers.
T-Mobile To Settle Phone Insurance Suit for $4.2 Million
T-Mobile and its cellphone insurance provider agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a class action accusing the companies of failing to tell people who purchase insurance that their broken, stolen or lost phones could be replaced with a refurbished or different model.
Trial Needed In Cricket Wireless False Advertising Suit
A federal judge denied a bid by AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless to force arbitration on customers who say the network falsely advertised its bandwidth and coverage area. There will be a trial on whether the customers ever accepted a contract containing the clause.
Class Action Suit Dismissed – No Mislabeling for Plum Organics
Large photos of fruits and vegetables on labels for Plum Organics products wouldn’t mislead a reasonable consumer into thinking those ingredients made up most of the company’s pureed snacks or fruit bars for kids.