Class-Action Tracker

Information about federal false advertising class actions filed around the country. Please note, our list is neither comprehensive nor reflective of TINA.org’s opinion.


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AquaLift Self-Cleaning Technology in Whirlpool Ovens

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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…

Whirlpool Dishwashers

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Whirlpool Dishwashers

In November 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool for allegedly falsely marketing that certain models of Whirlpool Gold®, Whirlpool, JennAir, Kenmore, KitchenAid, and Maytag dishwashers are “high-quality” and…

Whirlpool Dishwashers

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Whirlpool Dishwashers

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing dishwashers as “high quality” and needing fewer repairs when they leak and cause damage

Glass Cooktops from Whirlpool, KitchenAid, and Jenn-Air

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Glass Cooktops from Whirlpool, KitchenAid, and Jenn-Air

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whirlpool KitchenAid, and Jenn-Air for allegedly misleadingly representing that they offer high-quality products with touch controls that turn their glass cooktops…

Whirlpool Self-Cleaning Ovens

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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…

Whirlpool’s AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology

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Whirlpool’s AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology

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…

AquaLift Ovens

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AquaLift Ovens

January 2020: This case was consolidated with another related case, Danielkiewicz v. Whirlpool Corp. October 2019: The case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-13084, E.D.…

KitchenAid Refrigerators

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KitchenAid Refrigerators

May 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. June 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Whirlpool. The complaint,…

Maytag’s Centennial Washing Machines

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Maytag’s Centennial Washing Machines

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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