Lawsuit Investigation into Water Heater Leaks, Honeywell Thermostat Issues

June 13, 2017 Last Updated on April 13, 2020

Important Information

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The information here is for reference only. A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here.

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Case Update

April 13, 2020 – Investigation Closed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
People who had water leak out of their hot water heaters.
What's Going On?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have reason to believe the Honeywell thermostat that comes standard on certain brands of water heaters is defective and can cause water leakage. They are trying to determine whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over the issue.
Which Brands Are Under Investigation?
Bradford White, Proline, Whirlpool, American Water Heater, US Craftsman and Rheem, among others.
How a Class Action Lawsuit Can Help
If a class action lawsuit is filed and is successful, homeowners may be able to get back the money they spent fixing or replacing their water heaters and repairing other property that was damaged from the leaking water.