Golf Club Membership Fees: Are You Entitled to A Refund?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PC and Law Offices of Robert S. Dowd, Jr.Class Action

America is home to 15,372 golf courses – 45 percent of the world’s total. From Pete Dye and Old Tom Morris to Tom Doak and Jack Nicklaus, there is no shortage of professionally-designed courses, complemented by posh clubs packed with amenities. There is no limitation to what these clubs can charge prospective members, but it is customary to require “initiation” golf membership fees to …

Are Golf Club Initiation Fees Refundable?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PC and Law Offices of Robert S. Dowd, Jr.Class Action

If you paid an initiation fee to join a golf club, you may be eligible for a refund depending on the club’s documents and the conduct of the club. Even when refunds are due, golf clubs sometimes try to find ways not to pay them, especially when the club is owned by investors rather than the members.  When this happens, …

KGG Investigating CLAIROL for Deceptive Labeling and False Advertising

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCClass Action

KGG is currently investigating a putative class action for the deceptive labeling and false advertising of its Root Touch-Up, Permanent Root Color product.  This year, Clairol introduced a new box of its Root Touch-Up product that includes the representation that the box contains “10% MORE FOR EXTRA COVERAGE”. This is a false representation because the box does not contain 10% more …

KGG Law Investigating Hair Loss Linked to TRESemmé Keratin Shampoo

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCClass Action

KGG Investigating TRESemmé Keratin Hair Smoothing Shampoo and TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Shampoo for failure to warn consumers that these products contain ingredients that can cause significant hair loss and scalp irritation. Consumers who claim that the TRESemmé Keratin shampoos have been designed defectively say that the use of DMDM hydantoin, a key ingredient, is not necessary. DMDM hydantoin is …

Consumers Filing a Class Action Lawsuit Over False Safety Claims Involving Graco Car Seats

By adminClass Action

The class action lawyers at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman are currently investigating claims that Graco and Newell Brands made false or misleading claims about how well their Turbobooster and Affix car seats could protect children that weighed less than 40 pounds.  If you purchased a Turbobooster or Affix child safety car seat from Graco or Newell Brand at any time …

Dollar General Class Action Lawsuit: Did the Retailer Overcharge for Infants’ Pain & Fever Medicine?

By adminClass Action

KGG Law is currently investigating claims that Dollar General sold its over-the-counter pain relief and fever reducing formula for “infants” at three times the price of its pain reliever marketed for “young children” – even though there was no difference between the products. Dollar General is alleged to have used deceptive marketing practices to mislead consumers into thinking that the …

KGG Partner Gary Graifman Joins Panel on Class Action Lawsuits

By adminClass Action, News

Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman is pleased to announce that partner Gary Graifman will be joining an esteemed panel for a live-streamed webinar on class action lawsuits. Titled “Class Action and Complex Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges,” the panel will stream live on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, from 3 PM – 4:30 PM (ET). A recording of the panel …

VW/Audi Water Pump Settlement Reached

By Patricia VillateClass Action

The firm, together with its co-counsel, has been litigating a matter concerning alleged defects in the primary engine water pumps in certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles. The case, which is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, is entitled Coffing, et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Civ. Action No.: 3:17-cv-01825-JD. The case …

Subaru Ringlands WRX and WRX STi Class Action Litigation

By Patricia VillateClass Action

The firm, together with its co-counsel, is litigating a case for certain Subrau WRX vehicles which contain a defect in the ringlands around the pistons in the engines. The model years are: 2009 through and including 2014 model year Impreza WRX and WRX STi which engines include but are not limited to engine codes EJ255 and EJ257. The case is …