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", Plaintiffs allege that Jewelry TV misrepresented the gemstones as a "highly coveted, extremely rare, all-natural, expensive gem that looks like an Oregon Sunstone" and sold them "from Jan. 2003 until the present for up to $149 per carat." I purchased a few stones from them thinking it would be an investment only to find they are worth zero. While I was recovering from chemo and radiation.I started to watch jtv,the hosts all seemed to know what they were talking about. The plaintiff in the suit is Steve Gordon, a former company VP who developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma a … There isent enough word to say what jtv did to me. A former employee is suing Jewelry Television for wrongful termination and age discrimination, charging the company deliberately tried to reduce employees who increased its “loss exposure” in the healthcare and the workman’s compensation areas, according to Knox News.. The lawsuit is seeking class-action status. they said they were buying the andesine themselves and the bosses too.After finding out the andesine was nothing but dyed stone.The stress brought back the cancer and I was stuck with useless stones and broke and humiliated with my family. This is the second lawsuit filed against the Knoxville, Tenn.-based television and Internet retailer of gemstones and jewelry. Y mother died in 1999,5months later Iwas diagnosed with breast cancer, Ihad alittle money from my mom death. LVMH Buying Tiffany for $400 Million Less, Pushing the Limits on Charm Jewelry: Midas Chain’s Push Lock Collection, Found It for You: Jewelry Gifts That Will Sell Like Crazy, Found It For You: Affordable Gold Jewelry With Deco Flair, Tanishq Pulls Ad Featuring Interfaith Couple, Sissy’s Log Cabin VP Named to Arkansas “20 in Their 20s”. Subscribe Now and receive the latest news directly to your inbox. 2019 © Reed Exhibitions. (Again!) There are owners that have %'s of ownership, but there are no shareholders like a public traded company. The lawsuit, which seeks class action status, is looking for $10 million and lost pay as well as expenses related to Gordon’s cancer treatment. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 2008/06/15 - 6:56pm. Submitted by dumbblonde (not verified) on Fri, 2008/06/27 - 11:29am. Rumor has it that an equal pay/gender discrimination lawsuit has been filed against our favorite jewelry shop at home. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2008/07/02 - 10:53am. Gordon alleges company executives discussed the company’s increasing health care costs with him, including those related to his cancer treatment. The network just denied the allegations in the lawsuit. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 2008/06/01 - 11:31pm. 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I sent them many messages via email and tried to call but they did not reply. You are correct, they closed Shop At Home after poor millions of $$ into it. Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes. It should prove either very exciting or a pulitzer prize winning work of fiction. According to sources, "a class action lawsuit has been filed against Knoxville-based Jewelry Television Network for false advertising, misrepresentation and unlawful, unfair and deceptive trade practices." The lawsuits seeks in excess of $5 million and class-action status. This action is in addition to an EEOC lawsuit and two huge class action lawsuits. Here's what you need to know. A second false advertising lawsuit has been filed against Jewelry Television, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Can Your Astrological Sign Guide You to the Right Engagement Ring? Submitted by JTV VICTIM (not verified) on Tue, 2009/02/10 - 3:51pm. By submitting your information, you agree to the Privacy Policy. You are correct. Top industry headlines right to your inbox, More Retailers Selling Lab-Grown Diamonds, Survey Finds, 5 Gemstone Medallion Necklaces Just Right for the 2020 Holiday, Emily P. Wheeler’s Kaleidoscopic Ode to the Amazon, Vrai Goes High-End With Amanda Hearst Rønning Collab, Mazal! Scripps never owned Jewelry Television. Lawsuit: Jewelry Television Targeted over Misleading Estimated Retail Values, Fake Gemstones. Submitted by Thag13 on Mon, 2008/06/02 - 12:16am. I have yet to receive any info. LVMH Buying Tiffany for $400 Million Less, Pushing the Limits on Charm Jewelry: Midas Chain’s Push Lock Collection, Found It for You: Jewelry Gifts That Will Sell Like Crazy, Found It For You: Affordable Gold Jewelry With Deco Flair, Tanishq Pulls Ad Featuring Interfaith Couple, Sissy’s Log Cabin VP Named to Arkansas “20 in Their 20s”. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 2008/06/15 - 7:17pm. my problem is trying to find all the bill of sales for the stones I purchased. Jewelers Mutual Group Acquires Wexler Insurance/IJB, Jewelers Mutual, JVC Create Anti–Money Laundering Program, Signet’s New Chief Digital Officer Talks About Its Online Plans, Pandora Appoints New Chief Supply Officer, Luxury Sales Expert Kathleen Cutler’s Top Tips for Holiday 2020, Rare Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Sells for $500,000 in Online Auction, The Creative’s New E-Comm Site Helps Jewelry Clients Stay Afloat, The Top Social Media Trends for 2021, According to Experts, Google Shares 5 Shifts in Consumer Shopping Behavior for Holidays, Instagram to Crack Down on Influencers Who Don’t Disclose Ads, Facebook Is Introducing The #BuyBlack Friday Series, Frederick Goldman Appoints VP, B2B E-Commerce, GIA Lab Is Moving to Automated Clarity Grading, How Online Exchange Get Diamonds Hopes to Get Market Share. According to the complaint, JTV obtained the stones for "pennies per carat" from suppliers in China, Mexico and Mongolia. | George Korda, How a $70M e-commerce fulfillment center could get Knoxville a piece of the $200.7B industry, Chattanooga lags U.S. in share of women in construction - Chattanooga Times Free Press, Fight at Centennial High leads to arrest of five students, shelter-in-place. Meteors light the sky over East Tennessee for Halloween weekend with more on the way! no word on what the big, bad, bold JTV is doing about the lawsuit verdict. Marliese Weed, who filed the suit on May 23 and is seeking class-action status, alleges Jewelry Television engaged in "unfair and deceptive conduct" when it sold a gem called … Scripps, which owns the Knoxville News Sentinel, did not own Jewelry TV as stated in the original post. A California woman has filed a $5 million lawsuit against Knoxville-based Jewelry Television claiming the shopping network knowingly sold treated gemstones as though they were "extremely rare" and "all natural." Scripps for $17 million in 2006. I did received a payment confirmation but there was no number and that was the reason why I contacted them for the first time. on the return of my pretty red andesines. A former employee is suing Jewelry Television for wrongful termination and age discrimination, charging the company deliberately tried to reduce employees who increased its “loss exposure” in the healthcare and the workman’s compensation areas, according to Knox News. I guess its true "there's a sucker born every minute". I just received my notice of a class action suit from JTV. She said the items were actually colorless or yellow common feldspar that had been chemically treated. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 2008/06/29 - 9:38am. By submitting your information, you agree to the Privacy Policy. My grandchildren had their stones piced out. All the attorneys have to do is subpeona their employees past and present. Tennessee Gov. The company reportedly said it shared that information with its customers and feels it acted responsibly. There may be a meeting taking place at JTV this month, but it won't be a shareholder meeting as JTV is privately held/owned. ", The $5+ million class action lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California by attorney Mark Tamblyn of Sacramento CA and attorney Greg Coleman of the Coleman & Edwards law firm in Knoxville, claims that "Jewelry Television sold gemstones it described as 'green or red andesine labradorite' which were actually colorless or yellow common feldspar that had been chemically treated to look red or green. 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Gembusters.com or use this link: (link...). Can Your Astrological Sign Guide You to the Right Engagement Ring? Oops. I have watched and purchased jewelry from them over the years. They did not reply and that moment I felt that something was wrong. Thanks. Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2008/06/10 - 9:59pm. More details to follow....... ..........well, what next. I had that backwards.

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