Nestle Slapped With Suit Over Leaking Water Coolers

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania couple on Tuesday launched a putative class action in federal court accusing Nestle Waters North America Inc. of falsely claiming that its in-home Deer Park water cooler system uses only the highest-quality materials and is thoroughly inspected for defects.

Despite claims that each three- and five-gallon water bottle meets Nestle's “high internal standards,” a large number of the bottles “profusely leak” and are unsafe and dangerous to the consumer as a result of Nestle's failure to adequately inspect and pack the products, plaintiffs Adam...
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