McDonald's Extra Value Meals No Deal, Class Claims

Law360, Chicago (February 3, 2017, 1:35 PM EST) -- A putative class of Illinois McDonald’s customers is suing the company and one Chicago restaurant for falsely marketing their Extra Value Meals as discounted when the same meals are cheaper purchased a la carte.

The class action, which was transferred from Cook County Circuit Court to Illinois federal court Thursday, claims some of the Extra Value Meals McDonald’s markets as a “value” actually have inflated prices. It names both McDonald’s Corp. and a limited liability company that owns one Chicago-area McDonald’s franchise.

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