Mississippi, Chinese Drywall, and an innocent Contractor

Generally, a contractor can not be liable for installing a defective product which was unknown to be problematic, so long as there is no alteration of the product.


Pella Window Update in South Carolina MDL

A US District Court Judge recently barred testimony from three witnesses retained by Plaintiffs in the MDL action which seeks a finding that Pella Corp.’s Architect Series and Designer Series are defective.    Specifically, Plaintiff's experts are barred from entering testimony suggesting that "leakage paths” allow water to penetrate into vulnerable areas of the windows … Continue reading Pella Window Update in South Carolina MDL