Settlements & Updates

Blood Hurst & O’Reardon have achieved record settlements. Collectively, these settlements have provided millions of consumers with recoveries totaling billions of dollars. Some examples include:

Nissan Altima
A settlement with Nissan concerning 2013-2016 Altimas has been preliminarily approved. If approved, the powertrain coverage is extended for transmission repairs by 24 months or 24,000 miles, allowing class members to obtain repairs for 84 months or 84,000 miles. Class members also will receive reimbursements for prior qualified transmission repairs. The final approval hearing will be held on March 6, 2020.

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$3.4 Billion
Toyota Tacoma, Sequoia and Tundra
The lawsuit alleges that frames of certain Tacoma, Sequoia and Tundra vehicles are prone to excessive rust corrosion. The settlement, approved in 2017, provides unlimited vehicle inspections for more than 1.5 million vehicle owners and complete frame replacements, included associated parts, when rust is found.

$45.6 Million
P&G “Align” Probiotic Supplement
A settlement with P&G, the makers of Align probiotics, has been approved by the trial court. The settlement provides cash refunds to consumers, creates grants and product donations towards research and education for improving digestive health, and corrects P&G advertising claims.

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$48 Million
Suunto Dive Computers
The lawsuit alleged certain Suunto dive computers suffered from a safety defect that reported incorrect depth information during dives. The settlement provides a ten-year extended warranty that provides unlimited inspections of the depth pressure sensor and, when a defect is found, free repair or replacement of the dive computer.

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Joint Juice Class Certified
Blood Hurst & O’Reardon is continuing to pursue claims against Premier Nutrition involving the false advertising of Joint Juice as providing joint health benefits. California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania classes have been certified.

Schiff Move Free Advanced Class Certified
Class certification was granted for all purchasers in California and New York of Move Free Advanced products related to the false advertising of Move Free as providing joint health benefits.

Ginkgold Ginkgo Extract
The court granted class certification for all purchasers in California of Ginkgold, a ginkgo biloba extract product that is falsely advertised as improving memory and concentration. Plaintiff also successfully defeated defendants’ motion for summary judgment.