LG Can't Get Refrigerator Defect Suit Cut Down

Law360, Chicago (October 30, 2013, 4:51 PM ET) -- A California federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss much of a proposed class action alleging LG Electronics USA Inc. knowingly sold refrigerators with a programming defect that leads to food spoilage, while denying as premature the company's bid to strike the plaintiff's class claims.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T. Miller rejected LG's argument that the class proposed in Jeanette Clark's suit is not ascertainable, while allowing many of the plaintiff's various claims to stand.

LG had argued that the six state and national classes proposed by...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers

Required

Case Information

Case Title

Clark v. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. et al

Case Number

3:13-cv-00485

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability

Judge

Jeffrey T. Miller

Law360 Coverage

Date Filed

February 27, 2013

Sections

Law Firms Mentioned

Companies Mentioned

Related Articles