Mitsubishi Unit Settles Class Action Over Faulty TVs

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 6:21 PM EDT) -- A Mitsubishi Electric Corp. subsidiary on Monday settled a consumer class action alleging that defects in the company's televisions caused them to break down far earlier than expected.

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Inc. and a proposed settlement class asked a Connecticut federal court to conditionally approve a settlement agreement. Under the agreement, Mitsubishi would either pay to fix certain WD series DLP televisions, reimburse the televisions' owners for repairs or parts, or allow the owner to buy a new Mitsubishi television.

Plaintiff Todd Fisher brought the...
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