Judge Merges 'Moldy' LG Washing Machine Cases

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ordered that a number of proposed class actions alleging LG Electronics USA Inc. failed to tell consumers that its front-loading washing machines are prone to developing mold and mildew be consolidated in a court in New Jersey, where the company's U.S. operations are based.

Magistrate Judge Michael A. Shipp said in an order Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey that any other cases transferred to the court from other venues in the future should automatically be...
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