Cases & Investigations
The firm filed a complaint that was later consolidated into the master multidistrict litigation (MDL). Claims in the MDL were focused on: (1) products liability claims against Bridgestone/Firestone for faulty tires; and (2) diminution in value (DIV) claims against Ford for the falling value of Ford Explorers.
Berger Montague represented a putative nationwide class of homeowners who experienced problems with their GAF Timberline Shingles.
Berger Montague, as co-lead counsel, represents a nationwide class of consumers who purchased CertainTeed Fiber Cement WeatherBoard siding or a home or structure with the siding pre-installed. The Class alleges that CertainTeed’s siding is defective in that it prematurely cracks, gaps, warps, and peels away from the structure despite being warranted and represented to last for 50 years.
Berger Montague is conducting an investigation and asking to hear from anyone who purchased an EZ-Flo or Eastman stainless steel toilet connector or washing machine water supply line. These products are believed to be defective and leak water, flooding consumers’ homes.
Berger Montague is investigating a potential nationwide class action lawsuit against manufacturers of solar panels as a result of a possible common defect that is causing the panels to prematurely disintegrate.
Berger Montague is investigating the possibility that FlowGuard Gold’s chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plumbing tubes and fittings are defective and fail earlier than expected.
Berger Montague filed a nationwide class action against Uponor, Inc. alleging that the company’s brass PEX fittings (Model 1960) were defective because they were made of a material that is unsuitable for use in domestic plumbing systems.
Berger Montague has filed a claim against American Honda Motor Company, Inc. for the malfunction of the transmission in model-year 2014 or later Honda Odyssey vehicles. The malfunction involves a “judder” or extreme vibration when driving the vehicle.
The law office of Berger Montague is investigating possible claims against Hyundai Motor Company for the premature wearing of connecting rod bearings in the engines of the 2011-2012 Sonata models with the Theta II engine.
Berger Montague has filed a class action complaint on behalf of a class of consumers who have purchased or leased a 2011- 2015 Kia vehicle equipped with a panoramic sunroof. The complaint alleges that these sunroofs have a defect that causes them to spontaneously shatter.