Lawsuits for Clothes Dryer Fires

November 5, 2014 Last Updated on April 19, 2015

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who had their gas or electric clothes dryer catch fire.
What's Going On?
Attorneys have reason to believe that certain manufacturers sold defective clothes dryers that can unexpectedly catch fire. They need to hear from consumers whose dryers caught fire to determine whether lawsuits can be filed against these companies.
What Problems Have Been Reported?
Consumers have complained that the dryers can emit noxious odors of melting plastic, burning rubber and gas. They have also reported that the appliances can suddenly catch fire and damage clothes and/or surrounding property.
Which Dryers Are Under Investigation?
Attorneys are specifically interested in hearing from consumers with LG, General Electric (GE) and Whirlpool clothes dryers that were not manufactured by Electrolux. Electrolux has already faced and settled a class action over this problem.
What Can I Do?
Get in touch with us today using the form on this page to tell us about the problems you had with your clothes dryer. When you contact us, we may forward your inquiry to the attorneys investigating this matter.
What Can I Collect In a Lawsuit?
You may be entitled to compensation for your clothes dryer and any damage stemming from a fire.