Samsung Hit With Lawsuit Over Exploding Washers

Law360, New York (March 9, 2016, 7:10 PM EST) -- Consumers have accused Samsung of breaching its implied warranty and unfairly making money by selling defective washing machines that explode randomly and are prone to "catastrophic failure," according to a proposed class action filed in Indiana federal court on Wednesday.

Indiana resident Suzann Moore and Texas resident Michelle Soto Fielder say Samsung Electronics America Inc. exposed them to unreasonable harm and unjustly received their money by selling them brand-new washing machines that exploded violently in their homes just a few years later, causing significant damage. Though the machines' express warranty might have passed, Samsung still sold a product that was supposed...

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