TRENTON, New Jersey (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey man is suing a vacuum and kitchen supplies company, alleging it failed to disclose material facts about a certain vacuum.
Mordechai Rosenthal of Lakewood, New Jersey, individually and for all others similarly situated, filed a class action lawsuit Feb. 24 in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against SharkNinja Operating, alleging violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
The suit alleges SharkNinja failed to disclose material facts about its Shark Navigator lift-away bagless upright vacuum. Specifically, the lawsuit states SharkNinja failed to disclose the vacuum's power plug's propensity to fail and generate sparks, smoke, and/or fire during the course of proper use, causing damage to the vacuum, the user's electrical outlet, wall, and other property.
Rosenthal and others in the class seek injunctive relief, actual and statutory damages, attorney fees and other costs. They are represented by attorneys Natalie Finkelman Bennett, James C. Shah and Nathan C. Zipperian of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah in Collingswood, New Jersey, and by attorney Mark Schlachet of the Law Offices of Mark Schlachet in Cleveland.
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey Case number 3:16-CV-01048-AET-LHG