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

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

Pulte Homes Repair Costs Florida Settlement

Pulte Group, Inc. and Pulte Home Company, LLC have agreed to pay $4.7 million to resolve the claims of consumers who own Pulte homes, in a case brought by the Attorney General of Florida. The complaints include stucco cracking, water intrusion, property damage from water intrusion, mold remediation, and similar costs.   Read more

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

Pella ProLine Casement Windows Water Damage Settlement

Pella Corporation and Pella Windows and Doors, Inc. will be setting aside over $25 million to settle a class action alleging that Pella ProLine Casement Windows have a defect that allows water to enter and cause damage to the windows or surrounding property. This class action was settled once before, in 2011, but in June  Read more

Equity Residential Management Massachusetts Deposit Settlement

Equity Residential Management will pay nearly a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that Equity violated the Massachusetts Security Deposit Law when tenants moved out of apartments. The complaint claims that Equity provided statements of deposit that did not adequately describe damages, that charged a cleaning fee, and that were not signed under  Read more

AZEK Decking Fading, Staining, and Scratching Settlement

CPG International, LLC and AZEK Building Products, Inc. are settling a class action that alleges that certain AZEK decking was marketed with the claim that it would not fade, stain, scratch, or discolor. However, the complaint alleges that the decking did in fact fade, stain, scratch, or discolor.  Read more

InSinkErator F-201 Instant Hot Water Filter Settlement

InSinkErator has chosen to settle a class action alleging that certain of its InSinkErator F-201 hot water filters, designed to be used with instant hot water dispenser systems, could crack and leak water, possibly causing property damage.  Read more

Woman Filling Glass of Water from Tap