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Home Defects

CertainTeed has reached a settlement in a class action that alleges that its fiber cement siding is defective and has failed to perform as promised.  The siding in question is CertainTeed WeatherboardsTM Fiber Cement Siding, Lap Siding, Vertical Siding, Shapes, Soffit, Porch Ceiling, and 7/16” Trim.  The plaintiff claims that when CertainTeed sold its siding, it promised that the siding would b

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This class action lawsuit claims that IKO “Cambridge AR” roof shingles are defective and prone to premature blistering, tearing, cracking, delamination, granule loss, degradation, and loss of adhesion at the seal strip between adjacent shingles.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that JCI manufactures and sells air conditioning systems and heat pump systems, including air handlers and packaged HVAC units, containing defective copper evaporator coils and copper condenser coils that corrode and leak refrigerant. 

This lawsuit claims that Ashley Furniture falsely, deceptively, and misleadingly promoted, marketed, and advertised furniture with DuraBlend to consumers as a high-quality, durable leather product.  In fact, furniture with DuraBlend is of low quality, failed to hold up to normal wear and tear, and began to peel or disintegrate within a short period of time.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Rust-Oleum Restore Products are defective because they prematurely peel, chip, or degrade after application. As a result, it is alleged, the marketing and warranty promises made in connection with the sale of the products are false and misleading.

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This class action lawsuit claims that James Hardie Building Products produces and sells exterior fiber cement siding that fails prematurely.  The plaintiffs seek to represent all homeowners whose home was built with James Hardie fiber cement siding and who seek compensation for repair costs and other damages from the siding.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that the Green Tree Composites violated federal and state laws by selling composite decking carrying the “Monarch” brand label throughout the United States with a 20-year warranty, and then failing to honor that warranty.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that the BP solar panels manufactured with S-type junction boxes are defective and prone to premature failure, do not generate the expected level of power, and create a potential fire hazard.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that the Floor & Decor sold certain Chinese-made laminate flooring that did not comply with California Air Resources Board standards for formaldehyde emissions and falsely represented that the flooring complied with these standards. 

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Zurn designed and sold defective F1807 Fittings that prematurely degrade, leak and cause damage as a result of corrosion from 1996 to 2010. They also claim that the warranty Zurn provided with these F1807 Fittings should pay for repairs related to their alleged failures.