Hasbro Toy Buyers Relied On False Ads, Calif. Panel Told

Law360, Los Angeles (July 22, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT) -- The dissatisfied buyer of a Hasbro Inc. Tinkertoy set urged a California appeals court Tuesday to revive her putative false advertising class action, saying a trial court erred in ruling consumers didn't rely on labeling showing models that couldn't be constructed with the set when making their purchases.

During oral arguments in Los Angeles, Henry H. Rossbacher of The Rossbacher Firm, representing plaintiff Christine O'Brien, urged a three-judge panel to overturn Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John Shepard Wiley Jr.'s ruling denying class certification to a proposed class of consumers who allegedly purchased a Tinkertoy set based on a labeling and...

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