Samsung Ice Maker Lawsuits

March 29, 2017 Last Updated on April 26, 2019

Important Information

This lawsuit has been ordered to private mediation, set to take place in June 2019. Attorneys no longer need to hear from Samsung customers as this matter continues to move forward. Scroll down for more information.

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Case Update

April 25, 2019 - Mediator Selected

At the beginning of April, we told you over on our blog that the class action lawsuit over troublesome Samsung ice makers had been ordered by the court into private mediation. Now, all parties involved have informed judge Claire C. Cecchi that they have mutually selected a mediator to handle the matter.

Because of plaintiffs’ counsel’s trial schedule for an unrelated case, mediation won’t begin until June 2019, case documents say. The exact date on which the mediation will begin has not yet been specified.

This news may not seem like much, but it does reveal that the parties are inching closer toward either resolving the litigation in mediation or sending the case back to court for trial. As for what it means for Samsung ice maker owners, we’re sorry to say all that can be done for now is to wait until June. We’ll continue to keep an eye on the situation.

To learn more about what mediation could mean for you, click here.

Case Update

April 2, 2019 – Case Sent to Private Mediation

The proposed class action filed over defective ice makers in certain Samsung fridges has been ordered by the court to private mediation. The parties have two weeks to mutually decide upon a mediator. Head over to our blog—here—to read more about mediation and what it could mean for Samsung ice maker owners.

Case Update

August 8, 2018 Update - FAQ Blog Posted

We know that many of you are curious about the state of the ongoing litigation, so we did our best to cover some common questions in our latest blog post, here.

Below you'll find general information on the allegations presented in the lawsuit.

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who experienced problems with the built-in-door ice maker on their Samsung fridge. The fridges in question are believed to have French doors and pull-out freezer drawers.
What's Going On?
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that the built-in-door ice makers on these fridges are defective and can cause a number of problems, including water leaks, parts "freezing up" and loud fan noises that consumers have described as "growling" or "jamming."
How Can a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit could help hold Samsung accountable for the money consumers spent on the fridges, as well as any relevant repairs.
How Can I Join the Lawsuit?
In general, there is nothing consumers need to do to join a class action lawsuit. Cases like this almost always take a while to work their way through the legal system, and a lot can happen in the meantime. We'll know more about the future of this lawsuit in June 2019 once mediation gets underway.