Lowe's Still On The Hook For Dryer Installation Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Lowe's Home Centers Inc.'s motion to dismiss a putative class action brought by the purchaser of a clothes dryer who accuses the retail chain of knowingly using inadequate dryer vents, finding that a dispute still exists about the nature of the installation contract.

Judge Richard L. Voorhees of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina on Thursday handed down an order denying Lowe's motion to dismiss, finding that lead plaintiff Loree Kaiser-Flores has standing to bring a...
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