Subway Targeted In 4th Suit Over Footlong Sandwiches

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 7:09 PM EST) -- Subway Sandwich Shops Inc. was hit Thursday with a proposed class action in Pennsylvania state court over its so-called footlong sandwiches, the fourth lawsuit within a week accusing the company of defrauding customers by selling subs that don’t measure 12 inches.

Lead plaintiff Andrew Roseman, a New Jersey resident who works in Philadelphia, claims Subway and its parent company Doctor’s Associates Inc. deceived customers for years by selling the sandwiches — going so far as to trademark the “footlong” descriptor — knowing full well that they...
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