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Class Action Crazies Attack Wal-Mart

by | Sep 22, 2006

What were they thinking? David Fish at Collins Law, passed on this case: Acree et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Complaint in pdf format)

This class action lawsuit alleges that Wal-Mart claims that music CDs it sells do not contain explicit language when in fact some of them do. Quoting from the suit:

Wal-Mart violated its practice and policy by allowing CDs to be sold that contained explicit content but that did not contain an ‘explicit content’ or ‘parental advisory’ warning label. This worked to dupe the very consumers who have come to trust and rely on Wal-Mart as a ‘family friendly’ store.

The case was filed in state court in Chicago. Too bad the plaintiffs didn’t file it in PRC, Massachusetts. That would have led to some amusing courtroom scenes.

I’ll let you draw your own conclusions on the merits of this one, but I’m confident that the attorneys who filed this suit have the best interests of the injured class in mind and do not, I repeat do not, have attorney’s fees in mind.