Electrolux Faces Pa. Class Action Over Leaky Refrigerators

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 7:31 PM EST) -- An Electrolux Home Products Inc. customer hit the appliance maker with a putative class action in Pennsylvania federal court on Tuesday alleging it sold refrigerators with defective ice makers that broke repeatedly and leaked, causing customers to rack up repair bills.

The suit alleges that more than eight different models of Electrolux French door and side-by-side type refrigerators sold since 2010 contain an ice maker whose “fast ice” setting consistently malfunctions.

“The refrigerators are not suitable for the purpose for which they are used, are not...
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