A plaintiff who suffered no concrete harm when making online purchases from apparel retailer J.Crew lacks standing to sue over its broadly worded e-commerce terms and conditions, a federal judge in Trenton ruled Wednesday.
U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson dismissed a putative class action against J.Crew under New Jersey’s Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act, citing plaintiff Fruma Rubin’s failure to plead any injuries she suffered when purchasing the company’s merchandise or using its website. Therefore, there is no indication Rubin had a claim against J.Crew that the terms and conditions prevented her from bringing, Wolfson said.
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