LG Escapes Class Action Over Allegedly Defective LCD TVs

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday threw out a putative class action alleging LG Electronics Inc. knowingly made and sold defective LCD and plasma televisions with substandard components that cut short the expected life of the TVs.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares held that the complaint failed to allege facts to sufficiently support any of its claims, which included breach of express and implied warranties, state consumer fraud violations, fraud and intentional misrepresentation and unjust enrichment.

Judge Linares said the lead plaintiff, Deborah Moulton,...
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