Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Judge Affirms Decision Refusing To Consolidate Washer Class Actions

NEWARK, N.J. - A New Jersey federal judge on March 24 affirmed a magistrate judge's decision to refuse consolidation of a class action with two other class actions in which the plaintiffs allege that front-loading washing machines cause mold growth, finding that the claims were too varied (Jeanne Spera and Bethany Mizell, et al. v. Mold Litigation Samsung Electronics America Inc., No. 2:12-cv-05412, D. N.J.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38819).

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