Allura Fiber Cement Siding Deterioration Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Plycem USA, LLC is settling a group of class actions, combined into a single multidistrict litigation case, alleging that certain of its Allura-brand fiber cement siding products are prone to premature damage. The complaint claimed the damage includes cracking, bowing, shrinking, warping, breaking, or gapping.

Docket Number:

MDL No. 2886, 2:19-mn-2886-DCN

Company: Plycem USA, LLC

Filing Deadline: June 21, 2023

Class Period: February 1, 2014 to February 18, 2015

Objection Deadline: March 18, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: March 18, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: May 17, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

Yes, the claim form asks for substantial documentation, such as proof of home ownership and documentation of damage.


You may be eligible if you own a home with siding that was made (1) at Plycem’s White City, Oregon plant between February 1, 2014 and May 7, 2014, or (2) at Plycem’s Roaring River, North Carolina plant between February 1, 2014 and February 18, 2015.

The settlement Notice says, “It is presumed that you have the Siding on your home if it was manufactured at Roaring River and installed between February 18, 2014 and September 1, 2015; and if it was manufactured at White City and installed between February 18, 2014 and September 1, 2014.” Stencils on the back of each siding board indicates the place and date of manufacture.

If the home is jointly owned, the class member will include all persons on the title to the home. If you have the authority to do so, you may make a claim on behalf of all owners or opt out on behalf of all owners; otherwise, each owner must join in submitting a claim or opt-out application.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Choice of one of three benefits: (1) Replacement and repair option. (2) Quick cash option. (3) Cash option with Proof of Repair. Benefits and conditions may be complicated, generally ranging from $4.25 per square foot on up. For more details about each option, see the Notice at https://angeion-public.s3.amazonaws.com/www.PlycemSidingSettlement.com/docs/Allura+Long+Form+Notice+FINAL.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: $12.5 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Greg Coleman Law PC
Levin Papatonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty and Proctor PA
Whitfield Bryson & Mason

Claim Form: Allura Fiber Cement Siding Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re: Allura Fiber Cement Siding, Products Liability Litigation

Settlement Website: Allura Fiber Cement Siding Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Plycem Siding Settlement
1650 Arch St., Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tags: Damage to Product from Normal Use, Defective Product, Fiber Cement Siding