Sony Gets Melting TV Class Action Tossed Again

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 10:12 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday threw out, for the second time since July, a putative class action brought against Sony Corp. of America over its overheating televisions, finding the plaintiffs had once again failed to state any substantial allegations.

U.S. District Judge Janis Sammartino dismissed all but one of the claims with prejudice. The plaintiffs' California Consumers' Legal Remedy Act claim was dismissed without prejudice.

"[The] plaintiffs’ amendments do not cure the deficiencies of the prior complaint," Judge Sammartino said in her order.

The suit...
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Case Information

Case Title

Marchante et al v. Sony Corporation of America, Inc et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability


Janis L. Sammartino

Date Filed

April 14, 2010

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