CPVC Plumbing Systems

Jones, et al. v. Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company and Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc., No. 20-cv-00511 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio). CGL brought a case against Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company and Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. alleging that chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (“CPVC”) pipe and fitting plumbing systems sold under the brand [...]

2020-05-22T17:51:34+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Cali Bamboo Flooring

Klaehn, et al. v. Cali Bamboo, LLC, Case No. 3:19-cv-01498 (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California). CGL brought a case against Cali Bamboo, LLC alleging that flooring products that it develops, markets and sells are defective. Alleged defects include cracking, gapping, swelling, and general deterioration. For additional information, please contact attorney Charles LaDuca [...]

2020-05-22T18:23:03+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Congoleum Corporation – Defective Flooring Tiles

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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00July 29th, 2016|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

GAF Roofing Shingles

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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00June 29th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

CertainTeed Siding

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.

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00June 29th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Building Products of Canada

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.

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00June 29th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

ZURN Plumbing

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.

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00June 29th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Gentek Building Products

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.

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00June 29th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Lumber Liquidators Flooring

Dana Gold, et al. v. Lumber Liquidators, Inc., Case. No. 3:14-cv-05373 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). CGL is leading a case against Lumber Liquidator, Inc. alleging that bamboo flooring products that it developed, marketed and sold are defective. Alleged defects include gapping, swelling, cracking, and general deterioration. We successfully defended against [...]

2020-05-20T18:22:31+00:00March 11th, 2015|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|