Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Wind Resistance Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Castle & Cooke Waikoloa, LLC and Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii, Inc. concerning the wind resistance design in the Kikaha at Wehilani and Makana Kai at Wehilani developments. The complaint alleged that the structures were not strong enough and their design violated building codes.  Read more

Waikoloa, Hawaii

Corvias Mold, Rot, Lead in Housing at Fort Bragg Class Action

Congress passed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) in 1996, the complaint for this class action says, “to improve the quality of housing conditions for active-duty military personnel.” However, the complaint alleges that Corvias Group, LLC and its subsidiaries and related companies have built and maintained housing for military members and their families with “potentially  Read more

Sign for Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Gateway Plaza Residents Settlement

Marina Towers Associates, LP is on track to spend a total $42,000,000 to settle a class action about defects of apartments in the six buildings of its Gateway Plaza on South End Avenue in New York. The complaint alleged that residents could not properly heat or cool their apartments and had to use excessive amounts  Read more

Part of the Gateway Towers Complex

McDill Air Force Base Housing Excessive Mold Class Action

A home that’s so damp and moldy that mushrooms grow out of the carpet may not be a healthy environment. This class action is brought by five couples who are members of the military or their spouses who live at McDill Air Force Based in Tampa Florida. The complaint alleges that the companies named as  Read more

Mushrooms Growing Out of the Carpet at McDill

Simpson Strong-Tie Hurricane Straps Deterioration Class Action

You don’t want to find out the hard way that your home’s hurricane straps are no good. The complaint alleges that those made by Simpson Strong-Tie Company or Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. degenerate prematurely and fail to protect the homes on which they’re installed.  Read more

Example of Simpson Strong-Tie Hurricane Strap

656 Coleman Townhomes Latent Defects South Carolina Class Action

Do the 656 Coleman Townhomes, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, contain latent defects that are now causing problems for the owners and the Six Fifty Six Owners Association? The complaint for this class action claims that they do, and names a very long list of companies and individuals who worked on building the townhomes, in  Read more

Townhomes at 656 Coleman Boulevard

Allura Fiber Cement Siding Cracking and Buckling Defects Class Action

Is Allura USA’s fiber cement siding defective? The complaint for this class action alleges that it cracks, breaks, splits, warps, pulls away from the home, and allows water to enter.   Read more

Chair in Front of Allura Siding

Condominium Townhomes Water Intrusion Defects Class Action

The Six Fifty Six Owners Association, acting for the 656 Coleman Townhomes, and Robert John Nutley, the owner of one of the townhomes, are suing a long list of companies associated with the construction of the townhomes, claiming defects in the construction that have caused damage to the homes. This is a summary of the  Read more

DeckOver Defective Deck Resurfacing Consumer Fraud Class Action

What if a product advertised to decrease the time and money you had to spend on a task actually increased it? That’s essentially the charge leveled by the complaint for this class action at Behr’s DeckOver resurfacing and restoration product, which Behr claims is more durable (four or five times thicker), improves decks by filling  Read more

CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Settlement

CertainTeed has reached a settlement in a class action that alleges that its fiber cement siding is defective and has failed to perform as promised.  The siding in question is CertainTeed WeatherboardsTM Fiber Cement Siding, Lap Siding, Vertical Siding, Shapes, Soffit, Porch Ceiling, and 7/16” Trim.  The plaintiff claims that when CertainTeed sold its siding,  Read more

Woodlike CertainTeed Fiber Cement on Building