LG Can't Get Refrigerator Defect Suit Cut Down

Law360, Chicago (October 30, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss much of a proposed class action alleging LG Electronics USA Inc. knowingly sold refrigerators with a programming defect that leads to food spoilage, while denying as premature the company's bid to strike the plaintiff's class claims.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T. Miller rejected LG's argument that the class proposed in Jeanette Clark's suit is not ascertainable, while allowing many of the plaintiff's various claims to stand.

LG had argued that the six state and national classes proposed by...
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Case Information

Case Title

Clark v. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Jeffrey T. Miller

Date Filed

February 28, 2013

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