Ken-Tool Hit With False Ad Suit Over 'Short' Tire Irons

Law360, Springfield (February 10, 2017, 9:44 PM EST) -- An Illinois resident filed a putative class action in state court Thursday alleging Ken-Tool Company sold tire irons that are shorter than advertised, therefore depriving customers of the torque they thought they would be getting out of the tools.

Alejandro Reyes filed the complaint on behalf of anyone who purchased tire irons from Ken-Tool Company that ended up being shorter than advertised. The five-count suit alleges Ken-Tool willfully represented their tire irons as longer than they actually were, and as a result, received unjust enrichment from...
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