Brad Pitt is in the news once again. This time, however, Pitt is seeing headlines in architectural and building materials journals as a result of litigation which has spawned from his Make it Right Foundation's efforts in the Ninth Ward post Hurricane Katrina. Make it Right was recently named in class action allegations made by … Continue reading The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions: Brad Pitt and the Make It Right Foundation
Hillsborough County families wonder what the future holds when it comes to their newly built homes. They say there is a major defect and a well-known builder isn't returning their calls. The... — Read on http://www.abcactionnews.com/money/consumer/taking-action-for-you/brand-new-homes-come-with-defective-floors-and-now-homeowners-worry-about-the-future
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.
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