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Peloton, Treadmill Buyer Settle Lawsuit Over Safety Portrayal

Oct. 15, 2021, 9:01 PM

Peloton Interactive Inc. and a consumer who alleged it deceptively represented treadmills as family safe have resolved her individual claims, according to a notice Friday in a California federal court.

Peloton marketed its Tread+ as appropriate with family use, according to a proposed class lawsuit, filed in April in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The company advertised the product with pictures such as one featuring a woman with a young girl, presumably her daughter, working out, the suit said.

But the Tread+ contains significant design flaws that allow children and pets to become trapped underneath ...

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