Sears, Whirlpool Ink Deal To End Some Washer Defect Suits
By Steven Trader (July 27, 2015, 5:46 PM EDT) -- A class of consumers suing Sears Roebuck and Co. over a control panel defect in Kenmore and Whirlpool brand washing machines urged an Illinois federal judge Friday to grant preliminary approval of a monetary settlement potentially reimbursing them up to $300 each to replace their washers.
The proposed settlement would apply to two groups of consumers. The first is a nationwide class suing Sears over a control panel defect in Kenmore brand washing machines that is part of a larger class action in Illinois federal court that is also suing Sears over a defect that leads to mold growth in the...
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