Claims Trimmed From Samsung HDTV Defect Action

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has nixed breach of contract and other claims against Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in a putative class action alleging that the electronics manufacturers omitted to disclose to consumers a defect in certain high-definition televisions.

Judge Garrett Brown of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Tuesday dismissed three of the plaintiffs' claims — breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violations of the consumer protection laws...
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