December 2021: The Court preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for May 2022. Go to https://whirlpooldishwashersettlement.com/ for more information.

October 2021: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement.

September 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its dishwashers are “high quality” and “No One Has Fewer Repairs 18 Years in a Row” when, according to plaintiffs, the dishwashers leak and damage cabinets, floors, and other property due to a defect. (Cleveland et al v. Whirlpool Corp., Case No. 20-cv-1906, D. Minn.)

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AquaLift Self-Cleaning Technology in Whirlpool Ovens

In December 2018, two false advertising class-action lawsuits filed against Whirlpool Corp. were consolidated to be heard together. The complaints allege that Whirlpool falsely markets that the AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology…

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Whirlpool Self-Cleaning Ovens

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool for allegedly misleadingly marketing ovens with a High-Temperature Self-Cleaning Cycle. According to the complaint, the company represents that the self-cleaning…

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In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool Corp. for, among other things, allegedly deceptively marketing its AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology as able to “self-clean[]” an oven in less…

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In May 2016, Whirlpool (a manufacturer of home appliances) and several stores named as defendants in a false advertising class-action lawsuit opposed a February 2016 motion to certify a class.…

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