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Suit Over Bad Whirlpool Fridges To Move Forward

Law360 (February 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a blow to Whirlpool Corp., a federal judge has shot down the company's bid to dismiss most of the claims against it in a product liability suit alleging that certain refrigerator models had faulty temperature controls that caused food to spoil.

Judge Jimm Larry Hendren of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas handed down an order Friday dismissing only one claim, for breach of implied warranty of merchantability, because plaintiff Brian Todd had conceded he did not provide notice directly to...
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