Claims Tossed In Whirlpool Washer MDL

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 3:22 PM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed counts of unjust enrichment and certain breach of implied warranty claims against appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. in a products liability multidistrict litigation related to the company's front-loading washers.

U.S. District Judge James S. Gwin of the Northern District of Ohio issued an order Wednesday addressing Whirlpool's motion to dismiss almost all of the 21 counts alleged in the plaintiffs' second amended master class action, lodged in September, ruling that the plaintiffs had not sufficiently proven that Whirlpool was unjustly enriched by...
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