CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litigation
CASE NUMBER: 11-md-2270
PRACTICE AREAS: Defective Products
PRODUCT: Fiber Cement WeatherBoard Siding Manufactured by CertainTeed Corporation
CASE STATUS: Settled
SETTLEMENT AMOUNT: $103 million
COURT: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Berger Montague, as co-lead counsel, represented a nationwide class of consumers who purchased CertainTeed Fiber Cement WeatherBoard Siding for a home or structure or purchased the home or structure with the siding pre-installed. The Class alleged 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.
On March 20, 2014, the Court granted final approval of the settlement in this action. To learn more about the settlement, visit www.certainteedfibercementsettlement.com.