LG Can't Shake Most Claims Over Shoddy Washers

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (December 1, 2017, 3:43 PM EST) -- LG Electronics USA Inc. mostly lost its bid to escape a putative class action over allegedly defective washing machines on Thursday when a New Jersey federal judge said consumers could pursue claims that the company was aware of the defects and failed to disclose them.

In ruling on the electronics giant's dismissal motion, U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi refused to toss six counts of the nine-count amended complaint from named plaintiffs Steve Morcom and David McGeown, including warranty claims and common law fraud, in connection...
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Case Title

MORCOM v. LG ELECTRONICS USA, INC.


Case Number

2:16-cv-04833

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability

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Claire C. Cecchi

Date Filed

August 9, 2016

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