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Oct 22, 2014

Whirlpool May Challenge Washer Class Certification on the Question of Common Defect

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Robert Wise, co-managing partner of Bowman and Brooke's Richmond, Virginia, office, was interviewed by regarding Whirlpool's challenge, during trial, to class certification. The trial's outcome may depend on whether jurors determine all of the washers represented in the class had a common defect. Rare in class action matters, trial recently got underway In re: Whirlpool Corp. Front-Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation, case number 1:08-wp-65000, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

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