KALAMAZOO, Mich. (Legal Newsline) — A Virginia consumer is suing Whirlpool, alleging design defect and product liability.
Warren Burch of Boutetort County, Virginia, filed a class complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Jan. 5 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan against Whirlpool Corporation, alleging the defendant manufactured defective dishwashers and sold them to consumers.
According to the complaint, Burch suffered monetary damages from purchasing for more than $1,000 a dishwasher that has a defective upper rack adjuster. The plaintiff alleges Whirlpool failed to fix or inform the public of the defects involving its dishwasher.
Burch seeks trial by jury, all damages, injunctive relief, declaratory relief, all legal fees and all other relief the court deems just. He is represented by attorneys Edward A. Wallace and Amy E. Keller of Wexler Wallace LLP in Chicago, and by R. Brent Irby and S. Brett Holsombeck of McCallum, Hoaglund, Cook & Irby, LLP in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan Case number 1:17-cv-00018-PLM-RSK