Samsung Washer Plaintiffs Can't Consolidate With Other Suits

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge said Monday he would not reconsider an order refusing to consolidate proposed class actions accusing Samsung Electronics America Inc. of selling faulty washing machines, agreeing that one of the suits alleges a broader range of defects than the others.

U.S. District Judge William J. Martini denied plaintiffs’ motion to appeal the July 24 order of Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson, which refused lead plaintiff Robert Durso’s motion to consolidate his class action with two other class actions also pending in New...
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