Wal-Mart Customer Says Oil Change Stickers Are Deceptive

Law360, Chicago (May 4, 2012, 1:01 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was hit with a putative class action Wednesday alleging it tells customers at its California car service centers that their vehicles need oil changes much more frequently than most actually do, in violation of the state's false advertising and consumer remedies laws.

Plaintiff Gnanh Nora Krouch alleges Wal-Mart's practice of telling customers that their cars need oil changes every 3,000 miles, when most car manufacturers recommend changes ever 5,000 miles or more, is "flatly prohibited" by the Consumer Legal Remedies Act's provision that...
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Case Title

Krouch v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Case Number

3:12-cv-02217

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Jacqueline Scott Corley

Date Filed

May 1, 2012

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