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U.K. Delays Ruling on Leather Furniture Contaminated with Dimethyl Fumarate (Update)
6:40 AM MDT | April 2, 2009 | Alex Scott
The U.K.’s High Court has delayed its ruling on whether U.K. couch retailers must pay out more than £10 million (£14.3 million) in compensation for allegedly causing adverse health effects to their customers by selling leather couches made in China contaminated with dimethyl fumarate (DMF). Almost 2,000 people are taking a group legal action against 11 U.K. sofa retailers including Argos, Land of Leather, and Walmsleys. Argos and Walmsleys have admitted to the court selling faulty sofas. Land of Leather is contesting its liability...
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