BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Two Massachusetts consumers allege they purchased bedding that falsely advertised the thread count.
Elizabeth Adam and Rebecca Foley filed a complaint individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated on July 10 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against The TJX Cos. Inc., AQ Textiles LLC, Creative Textile Mills PVT LTD, and John Doe corporations (1-100) citing the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, breach of implied warranty of merchantability and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that the defendants improperly inflated the thread counts on their bedding and linen labels.
The plaintiffs holds The TJX Cos. Inc., AQ Textiles LLC, Creative Textile Mills PVT LTD, and John Doe corporations (1-100) responsible because the defendants allegedly misrepresented the total number of thread count as part of a scheme to make their products more attractive, boost sales and increase profits.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek statutory damages, enjoin the defendants, disgorgement, actual and compensatory damages, restitution, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Erica Mirabella of Mirabella Law LLC in Boston.
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts case number 1:17-cv-11260-MLW