Class action filed over truffle oil

By Wadi Reformado | May 10, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Three consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a truffles oil manufacturer, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Patrick Quiroz, Dominique Mirza and Louise Crespo filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, May 3 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Sabatino Truffles New York, LLC and Sabatino North America LLC,, alleging false claims regarding the contents of their product.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs suffered financial damages from being misled into purchasing a falsely advertised product of black truffle oil and white truffle oil. The plaintiffs allege the defendants intentionally labeled the packaging of their product as White Truffle and Black Truffle despite not having actual truffles.

The plaintiffs request trial by jury, compensatory, statutory and punitive damages, enjoin the defendant, interest, restitution, all other monetary relief and all other just relief. They are represented by attorneys L. Timothy Fisher and Joel D. Smith of Bursor & Fisher PA in Walnut Creek, California, and by Scott A. Bursor of Bursor & Fisher in New York.

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:17-cv-00783-DOC-KES

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