Plaintiffs Seek Cert. In Defective Washing Machine Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 4:53 PM EDT) -- A pair of consumers who bought allegedly faulty Frigidaire washing machines that collect standing water moved for class certification Wednesday in Georgia federal court, arguing their suit met the criteria necessary to warrant the status.

Named plaintiffs Robert Brown and Michael Vogler say they purchased front-loading Frigidaire washing machines from Electrolux Home Products Inc. that had a design flaw that resulted in water accumulating in the convoluted surface of a gasket after the wash cycle, causing mold and mildew to fester in the machine.

“The accumulation...
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