MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — Six consumers are suing Carrier and other heating and air conditioner suppliers, alleging design defect and product liability.
Darren Koski, Jeffrey Yunis, John Commins, Nicole Suri, Caroline Canales, Maria Alonso filed a class action complaint,individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, Dec. 29 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division against Carrier Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, Nortek Global HVAC, Underwriters Laboratories, LLC, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Intertek Testing Services, NA Inc.; Tutco, Inc., Warren Technology Inc., Nova Coil Inc., alleging they manufactured and distributed defective heaters and HVAC systems.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs suffered monetary damages from being misled into purchasing a defective heater and HVAC equipment. The plaintiffs allege the defendants falsely advertised their product with certification labels that are compliant with safety standards when this was not the case.
The plaintiffs seek trial by jury, damages, interest, restitution, legal fees and all other just relief. They are represented by attorney Domingo C. Rodriguez of Rodriguez Law Office LLC in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-25372-RNS