The Court for the Southern District of Florida found that plaintiffs’ allegations of a common defect were not susceptible to class wide treatment. This marks the second time that a court has rejected plaintiffs’ attempt to assert class-wide allegations related to Dometic gas-absorption refrigerators. In 2017, a similar putative class action was dismissed because the plaintiffs had failed to establish the existence of the alleged defect.
“I am pleased to see the ruling to dismiss the class action lawsuit. We have all along remained firm in the position that the allegations in the consolidated case were without merit”, says Juan Vargues, President and CEO of Dometic.
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Dometic is a global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living in the areas of Food & Beverage, Climate, Power & Control and Other Applications. Dometic operates in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific, providing products for use in recreational vehicles, trucks and premium cars, pleasure and workboats, and for a variety of other uses. Our motivation is to create smart and reliable products with outstanding design. We sell our products in approximately 100 countries and we have a global distribution and dealer network in place to serve the aftermarket. Dometic employs approximately 8,00 people worldwide, had net sales of SEK 18.0 billion in 2018 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.