Wal-Mart Accused Of Unlicensed Hearing Aid Sales

Law360, Houston (July 12, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A group of hearing aid dispensers hit Wal-Mart Stores Inc. with a proposed class action in Texas federal court Friday, alleging the retail giant is cutting into their business by selling the devices to the public without a license.

Putative lead plaintiff Saleem Assaf says that Wal-Mart provides information on its in-store hearing aid displays that helps consumers determine which device to buy, skirting a requirement of Texas law and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the practice of measuring hearing for the purpose of...
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Metx, LLC et al v. Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC et al


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2:13-cv-00547

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Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

July 12, 2013

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