CertainTeed – Defective Cement Fiberboard Siding

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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00October 30th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Entran II Litigation

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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

CertainTeed Defective Roofing Shingles

CGL was co-lead counsel in the CertainTeed roof shingle litigation. On September 1, 2010, the Hon. Judge Louis H. Pollak of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania approved a settlement valued between $655 to $741 million on behalf of consumers. Approximately 75,000 class members have submitted a claim, and the claim [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

MW Windows Litigation

Gulbankian et al. v. MW Manufacturers, Inc., Case No. No. 1 : 10-CV-10392-RWZ (U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts). Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, along with several other firms, filed lawsuits against MW Manufacturers, Inc. (“MW”) on behalf of a proposed nationwide class of homeowners who have purchased MW’s Freedom and V-Wood series [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:16+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

GAF – Defective Fiberglass Roofing Shingles

In re: Building Material Corporation of America Asphalt Roofing Shingle Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 8:11–mn–02000–JMC (U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina). We served as co-lead counsel in several class actions against GAF concerning its fiberglass shingles. The complaints allege that GAF designed, manufactured, advertised, warranted and sold defective fiberglass shingles that [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:31+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

IKO – Defective Organic Roofing Shingles

In re: IKO Roofing Shingle Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2104 (U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois). We are the chair of the executive committee in these nationwide class actions against Canadian shingle manufacture, IKO Manufacturing Inc. (“IKO”). The suits allege that IKO designs, manufactures, advertises and sells various defective roofing shingle [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:31+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

CertainTeed – Defective Organic Roofing Shingles

In re: CertainTeed Corp. Roofing Shingle Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1817, (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania). We were co lead counsel in this class action lawsuit, which settled for almost $700 million. The suit alleged that CertainTeed's organic shingles failed to perform as marketed and that CertainTeed knowingly and intentionally [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:31+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Chinese Drywall Litigation

Our firm, along with co-counsel, brought a series of cases in Federal and State courts across the country challenging the use of defective Chinese drywall in residential construction. The defective drywall emits, among other things, sulfur compounds that cause significant physical damage to the affected homes by corroding the electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. All [...]

2018-05-02T19:27:45+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|

Uponor – Defective F1906 Plumbing Fittings

George v. Uponor, Inc. et al., Case. No. 0:12-cv-00249, (U.S. District Court for the district of Minnesota). We have brought a class action against Uponor alleging that it designs and sells defective Yellow Brass Fittings and components made from high zinc content brass that were defectively designed and prematurely corrode when drinking water runs through them. [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:31+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|