Judge Shuts Door On LG Fridge Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 3:21 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday tossed a proposed class action accusing LG Electronics USA Inc. of improperly marketing some refrigerators as “Energy Star” compliant, saying affected customers signed away their right to sue when they accepted payments from LG.

U.S. District Judge Jose Linares rejected the plaintiffs' claim that LG had fraudulently induced them to accept the payments and potentially relent their right to sue, saying they failed to show they suffered a loss since they cashed the checks LG issued following a Department...
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