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Instant Brands Pressure Cookers Open Under Pressure Class Action

Instant Brands, Inc., which does business as Instant Pot Company, makes a number of pressure cookers which this class action alleges have a common problem. The complaint calls it “a dangerously defective lid-locking assembly,” which can permit the lid to open while contents are hot and under pressure, allowing the food inside to erupt and  Read more

Instant Pot DUO SV Pressure Cooker

Whirlpool Leaking Dishwashers Settlement

Whirlpool Corporation is settling four class actions alleging that certain of its Whirlpool-manufactured dishwashers, including some sold under the Ikea, Jenn-Air, Kenmore, KitchenAid, and Whirlpool brands. The complaint alleged these machines, which were made with hydraulic rotation diverter systems between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2017, bearing certain serial numbers, can suffer from diverter  Read more

Whirlpool Name and Trademark Oval

Samsung “Black Stainless Steel” Appliances Peeling Coating Class Action

Kitchen appliances like refrigerators, ranges, ovens, dishwashers, and microwaves are sold in various colors and outer materials. The complaint for this class action takes issue with certain “fingerprint resistant,” “black stainless steel” appliances sold by Samsung Electronics of America, Inc. The complaint alleges that these items are not really fronted with black stainless steel but  Read more

Peeling Black Stainless Steel Coating

Tristar Emeril Lagasse Overheating Air Fryers Florida, New Jersey Class Action

The issue in this class action is what the complaint terms “dangerously defective air fryers” sold by Tristar Products, Inc. The Emeril Lagasse Power Airfryer 360 models, including the 360, 360 XL, Deluxe, and Plus models, the complaint claims, “can overheat, catch fire, or smoke, causing damage to nearby kitchen components and posing a serious  Read more

Emeril Lagasse Power Airfryer 360

Haier US Appliance Defective Air Conditioner Circuit Boards Class Action

Haier US Appliance Solutions, Inc. bought a majority share in General Electric Appliances a few years ago. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Haier for certain of its air conditions units, alleging the circuit boards malfunction and cause the units to stop working. The complaint suggests that the cause may be inadequate  Read more

Haier Model AEW06LY Air Conditioner

Bosch Microwave/Ovens Fading Control Panels Class Action

The BSH Home Appliances Corporation is more popularly known as Bosch. Among other things, it makes a Bosch 800 Series microwave/oven combination, where a microwave is installed above a convection oven, in a wall. But the complaint for this class action alleges that it has a defect: Its digital control panel display dims or fades  Read more

Kitchen with Bosch 800 Series Microwave:Oven Combination

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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My Little Steamer Recalled Steamer Settlement

Ingenious Designs, LLC and HSN, Inc. are resolving a class action about their Joy/JM-branded My Little Steamer portable steamer product. The complaint alleged that the companies violated consumer protection laws and that the product was unsafe for use. This settlement occurs in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, and together  Read more

My Little Steamer Deluxe

Whirlpool Dishwashers Leakage California Class Action

Whirlpool makes kitchen and laundry home appliances under many brand names, including KitchenAid, JennAir, Maytag, and Kenmore. This class action contends that some 900 models of dishwashers made by Whirlpool have a defective pump motor diverter shaft seal that fails and permits the dishwasher to leak water, damaging floors, cabinetry, and other property.  Read more

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Cuisinart Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven Damage to Surroundings Class Action

The Cuisinart Model TOA-65 Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven, a home appliance made by Conair Corporation, gets very hot during use, says this class action. Not just hot to the touch, the complaint says; “they do not include proper or sufficient shielding to prevent burn damage to nearby surfaces despite full compliance by … consumers with  Read more

The Cuisinart TOA-65 Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven