Clang! Round two in the moldy washer cases

November 05, 2013 | By DEBORAH LA FETRA

Last year, the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals both certified massive classes of consumers in a lawsuit claiming that washing machines sold by Sears and Whirlpool were defectively designed such that some of them developed a “biofilm” that resulted in musty odors.  Sears and Whirlpool filed petitions for writs of certiorari ...