1 Claim Remains In LG Toxic Fridge Case

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for LG Electronics USA Inc., a federal judge has thrown out the lion's share of product liability claims in a lawsuit brought by a consumer who claims his refrigerator contaminated otherwise clean water with high levels of toxic chemicals, putting him and his family at risk for serious health problems.

The ruling Tuesday by Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey threw out five claims of plaintiff Marco Palmeri's first amended complaint, leaving only...
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