LG Electronics Air Conditioning Unit Corrosion Hawaii Class Action

LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics USA, Inc. make electronic appliances. This class action concerns their packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) units, which the complaint alleges are suffering corrosion, which leads to failure of the condenser, evaporator, and connective tubing and to leaks of refrigerant. The complaint alleges that the units “are unfit for installation  Read more

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Mercedes-Benz Mold or Mildew Smell from HVAC System Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Mercedes-Benz alleging that the HVAC systems in certain vehicles have a design defect that allows them to accumulate mold or mildew and spread the smell around the vehicle.  Read more

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Trane HVAC Unit Defective TXV Valve and Materials Class Action

John Dippoliti bought Trane US, Inc. heating equipment from C&C Heating and Air Conditioning Company because he believed the equipment was reliable. However, when the system failed, the complaint for this class action says, he discovered that the problem was inherent in the design of the unit—a flawed combination of rust inhibitor, compressor oil, and  Read more

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Aspen Series BB Rusty Evaporator Coil Settlement

It is costing Aspen Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. $45 million to settle a class action alleging that its Series BB evaporator units, including the coils, pans, and other component parts, are defective. Specifically, the complaint claims that the units rusted, causing rust to seep out through condensation drains, leaving rust stains on property or blowing rust  Read more

General Motors Vehicles Defective Air Conditioning Parts Class Action

In the complaint for this class action, Plaintiff Jones Won claims that he purchased five General Motors vehicles—a 2016 Escalade and four 2015 Suburbans—and that the air conditioning system is so defective that it has failed in every one of the vehicles within a few months of purchase. In fact, he claims, in two of  Read more

Mercedes Sprinter Rear AC Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this case allege that Mercedes Benz USA committed fraud and fraudulent concealment, broke warranties, and violated multiple California regulations by distributing certain Sprinter Vans equipped with rear air conditioning units that allegedly leak water into the interior of the vans.  Read more