Bottom-Mount Freezer Lawsuit Investigation Over Leaking Water

July 21, 2015 Last Updated on July 12, 2019

Important Information

Whirlpool has agreed to an estimated $21 million settlement deal to resolve a proposed class action filed in 2015 over water leakage issues with French door, bottom-mounted freezer refrigerators. 

Head over to our blog to read a breakdown of the settlement and what it may mean for consumers.

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Case Update

July 12, 2019 – Settlement Deal Reached; Now Awaits Judge’s Approval

A settlement deal worth an estimated $21 million has been reached to end a years-long proposed class action lawsuit against Whirlpool Corporation filed over the bottom-mount freezer leakage issues detailed on this page.

Head over to our blog to read a full breakdown of the settlement, which still requires a judge’s approval, and what it will most likely mean for owners of Whirlpool-made French door refrigerators.

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who had water leak from their bottom-freezer refrigerator.
What's Going On?
Attorneys are trying to determine whether class action lawsuits can be filed against several big name manufacturers over their bottom-mount refrigerators.
What Brands Are Under Investigation?
Amana, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid, Maytag, Whirlpool and Kenmore, among others.