Rivals Jackson Hewitt, H&R Block Drop False Advertising Row

Law360, New York (February 24, 2012, 10:25 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday signed off on an agreement for tax service provider Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. to drop its claims that rival H&R Block Inc. used misleading advertisements about errors in Jackson Hewitt’s returns in order to steal its customers.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein tossed all the claims and counterclaims in the suit with prejudice, without costs or fees to either of the companies, according to the order. The parties did not indicate whether a settlement had been reached,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jackson Hewitt Inc. v. H&R Block Tax Services L.L.C.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

January 30, 2011

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