CGL brought a class action lawsuit against Congoleum Corporation in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. The suit alleged that the Defendant’s floor tiles (“DuraCeramic”), which are used in residential and commercial floor applications, prematurely fail and that the Defendant did not honor its warranties. On September 18, 2015, the [...]
Charles J. LaDuca served as co-lead counsel in the nationwide GAF Roofing Shingle Litigation. On April 22, 2015, the District Court for South Carolina granted final approval of a nationwide settlement, which provides substantial monetary relief to a class of approximately six million individuals. This is one of the largest home building material classes in [...]
CGL brought together class actions against CertainTeed for its WeatherBoard Siding. On March 20, 2014, the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted final approval of a $103 million all cash settlement. For details, go to http://www.certainteedshinglesettlement.com.
Charles J. LaDuca and Brendan S. Thompson served as co-lead counsel in the nationwide Building Products of Canada (“BPC”) Litigation. On December 19, 2012, the District Court for Vermont granted final approval of the settlement valued at approximately $39-$100 million. For more information about our settlement, please check out the settlement website at http://www.bpshinglesettlement.com.
Charles J. LaDuca served as chair of the executive committee in the nationwide ZURN Plumbing Litigation. On February 27, 2013, the District Court for Minnesota granted final approval of the settlement valued at approximately $33 million. For more information about our settlement, please check out the settlement website at: http://www.plumbingfittingsettlement.com.
Charles J. LaDuca served as co-lead council in the Gentek Building Products Litigation. After several years of continuous litigation, LaDuca helped negotiate a settlement for the class which was approved by the District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on August 1, 2013. For further information, go to: http://www.steelsidingsettlement.com.
Dana Gold v. Lumber Liquidators, Inc., Case. No. 3:14-cv-05373 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). Our firm, along with co-counsel, has brought a case against Lumber Liquidator, Inc. alleging that certain flooring products that it developed, marketed and sold are defective. Alleged defects include gapping, swelling, cracking, and general deterioration. If you [...]
In re: CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litigation, MDL No. 11-2270 (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania). We have joined other firms and brought several class action lawsuits alleging that "CertainTeed WeatherBoard" siding is prone to cracking, surface flaking, warping, shrinking and crumbling. In addition, our lawsuits allege that some of this product [...]
Jonathan Cuneo and Charles LaDuca were co-lead counsel in a bi-national settlement of approximately $345 million for the defective radiant heating hose known as Entran II. Beyond these enormous settlement numbers, the court noted the moment of the case and dedication of our team: "the settlement is extraordinarily advantageous given the transaction costs which individual [...]