Class Action Calls Costco Car Battery Warranty Deceptive

Law360 (May 7, 2021, 9:51 PM EDT) -- Costco was hit with a proposed class action on Friday by a Florida man who claims the retail giant deceived consumers by advertising a "free replacement" warranty on Interstate-brand car batteries but then simply refunded their purchase price and required them to pay the current — often higher — price for a new one when seeking to replace a faulty item.

Plaintiff John Skandrel brought claims for breach of warranty, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraudulent concealment, unjust enrichment and violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act against the Washington state-based Costco...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!