Samsung Gets Faulty Washing Machine Suit Trimmed

Law360, Washington (November 6, 2013, 9:33 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday dismissed several claims from a proposed class action accusing Samsung Electronics America Inc. of selling faulty washing machines that don’t properly clean clothes and leave them smelling of mold, but refused to strike class claims from the suit.

The plaintiffs, who accuse Samsung of misrepresenting the capabilities of their washing machines in advertising and knowingly selling defective washers, had largely failed to back their claims against the company, according to U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh.

While the two...
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