LG Dodges Suit Over Defective Fridge Programming

Law360, Chicago (June 10, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed a putative class action alleging LG Electronics USA Inc. knowingly sold refrigerators with a programming defect that leads to food spoilage, finding the plaintiff failed to specifically define the class and that her fraud claims fell short of pleading standards.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T. Miller dismissed Jeannette Clark's suit without prejudice, saying she hadn't limited her class definition to buyers of any particular types of LG refrigerators and that her fraud claims were partly based on an LG...
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