False Advertising

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their Businesses

Nineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”

03/18/2015

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Bay Area Counties Win $6.8 Million False Advertising Ruling Against Overstock.com

After a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.

02/21/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California AG Sues Corinthian, Heald College Group For False Advertising

California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued Corinthian Colleges Inc., the parent company of a chain of career-preparation colleges, in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday for alleged false advertising and marketing about its job placement rates.

10/10/2013

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Apple Sued Over Siri Voice Assistant

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he’s not sure about a lawsuit filed against Apple over its Siri voice assistant feature for iPhones.

03/14/2012

Cold MD

Supplement Maker Settles Advertising Suit In Napa Court For $1.5 Million

The company that manufactured Cold MD settled a civil suit over bogus advertising claims Wednesday in Napa County Superior Court, 4 years after the product was pulled off the market.

01/05/2012