Viking Gets Defective Appliance Class Decertified

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 3:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Mississippi on Wednesday decertified a class of plaintiffs who accuse Viking Range Corp. of making slipshod appliances, finding the group of products being labeled defective was overly broad and could not be shoehorned into a single case.

U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo noted how the plaintiffs were alleging that "each and every" Viking appliance ever sold was faulty — a laundry list of 27 household items such as stoves, ovens, grills, refrigerators and dishwashers that come in 187 models, all with...
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Case Information

Case Title

Duvio et al v. Viking Range Corporation, Inc. et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Jane Triche Milazzo

Date Filed

June 4, 2012

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