Ohio Federal Judge Grants Final Approval To Whirlpool Mold Settlement
(September 27, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- CLEVELAND — An Ohio federal judge on Sept. 23 granted final approval of a class settlement reached between Whirlpool and its consumers who allege that a defect caused mold and mildew to grow inside their front-load washing machines, which will provide consumers with the option of a cash payment, rebate or costs reimbursement (In re: Whirlpool Corp. Front-Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation, No. 08-65000, N.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130467).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #43-161007-009Z.)
In 2001, Whirlpool Corp. began manufacturing front-load washing machines...