NJ Justices Trim TGI Friday's, Carrabba's Drink Price Suit
By Jeannie O'Sullivan (October 4, 2017, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A split New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed most of the allegations in litigation alleging TGI Friday's and Carrabba's Italian Grill flouted consumer protection laws by omitting drink prices on menus, but said Carrabba's patrons who were charged different drink prices during the same visit can pursue their claims.
Ruling on two consolidated appeals stemming from putative class actions against TGI Friday's Inc. and Carrabba's operator OSI Restaurant Partners LLC, the high court's majority wrote that neither proposed class proved they were aggrieved consumers, a standard of the state's Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act, and that the law doesn't...
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