Kitec/IPEX Plumbing Product Settlement

IPEX, Inc. and its related companies are settling a group of US and Canadian class actions relating to their Kitec plumbing products and systems. The cmoplaint alleged that the systems and products were defective and prone to failures that might cause leaks or damage to surroundings. The products at issue may include components, parts, or  Read more

NIBCO Leaking PEX Tubing, Fittings, and Clamps Settlement

NIBCO, Inc. is settling two class actions alleging that its PEX tubing, fittings, and clamps are defective and can leak. The complaints cited (1) NIBCO’s 1006 formulation tubing, including Dura-PEX and PEX; (2) NIBCO’s 1807 brass fittings; and (3) stainless steel clamps. The items in question were used in residential or commercial structures but not  Read more

NIBCO PEX Pipes, Fittings, and Clamps Premature Failure New York Class Action

NIBCO, Inc. makes PEX tubing and fittings that it claims should serve for ten to twenty-five years. But the complaint for this class action alleges that they fail much sooner than that, due to defects in the products.   Read more

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EZ-Flo International Water System Components Settlement

EZ-Flo International has reached a settlement in a class action alleging that certain plumbing system components made of yellow brass are defective or poor quality, resulting in damage. The yellow brass includes copper alloys with a zinc content of 15% or greater by weight. See Schedule 1, Covered Products or the Notice, for a list  Read more

Zurn Pex Pipe Fittings Class Actions Lawsuit

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Zurn designed and sold defective F1807 Fittings that prematurely degrade, leak and cause damage as a result of corrosion from 1996 to 2010. They also claim that the warranty Zurn provided with these F1807 Fittings should pay for repairs related to their alleged failures.  Read more

Zurn Pipe Fittings in Brass and Other Materials

BrassCraft Component Defect Class Action Settlement

Plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege they have suffered damages arising out of defects in certain potable water plumbing system components and sub-components made of yellow brass (copper alloys with a zinc content of 15% or greater by weight) and designed to be regularly in contact with water, which were manufactured, distributed, and/or sold by BrassCraft.  Read more

Ocean Pointe Haseko Homes Settlement

This class action, which alleges that homes in the Ocean Pointe Project, in the District of Ewa, Hawaii, have defects, has resulted in three separate settlements. The defects include brass plumbing fittings, alleged not to comply with building and plumbing codes, and hurricane straps that attach the frame of a home to its concrete foundation,  Read more

Fluidmaster Class Action Alleges Defect Caused Water Supply Line Ruptures

This lawsuit alleges that Fluidmaster, Inc. “NO-BURST” stainless steel water supply lines were defectively designed, causing the lines to routinely and prematurely rupture, in violation of consumer protection laws.  Read more

Uponor Brass Plumbing Pipe Class Action Settlement

This lawsuit alleges that certain Uponor high zinc content brass plumbing fittings and components are defective and prematurely corrode causing water damage to property.  Read more

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Zurn Pex Plumbing Class Action Settlement

This case alleges that certain Zurn-made brass crimp fittings/connectors made of certain yellow brass between 1996 and 2010 were defective causing potential fitting leaks, occlusion (blockage that reduces water flow) and damage caused by alleged corrosion fittings. This settlement does not cover systems installed with Zurn’s poly alloy fittings, DZR fittings, ECO brass fittings, or  Read more

Variety of Zurn Pipe Fittings