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Incidental Damage to Nearby Property

Cracked Vortens 3464 Toilet Tank

The defendant in this case—Porcelana Corona de Mexico, SA de CV, formerly known as Sanitarios Lamosa SA de CV, also known as Vortens—is settling a class action alleging it has made some defective toilet tanks. The complaint claimed that models 3464 and 3412 tended to crack, leak water, and sometimes cause property damage.

April 3, 2015 Fire at GE's Appliance Park

A $1.2 million settlement fund has been set up to settle claims stemming from the alleged property damage, inconvenience, and nuisance caused by a fire on April 3, 2015 in Building 6 at GE’s Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Residents in the area were told to shelter in place from April 3-5, 2015, with doors and windows closed and air conditioners off.