SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against New York & Company Inc., New York & Company Stores Inc. and numerous employees of the company, citing negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.
Alyssa Hedrick filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on June 9 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against the defendants alleging that they made false representations as to the prices of their goods.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was damaged from being misled into purchasing a falsely advertised product. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly misled consumers into buying full-price products that they labeled as discounted.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages, restitution and disgorgement, profits, injunctive relief injunction against the defendant, attorneys' fees and further relief as the court may deem necessary or appropriate. She is represented by Todd M. Carpenter of Carlson Lynch Sweet Kilpela & Carpenter LLP in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California case number 3:17-cv-01153-AJB-JMA