Approximately 48 million linear feet of LP WeatherBest, ABTCo and Veranda composite decking were recalled after dozens of reports were received.
Composite Decking Problems? Consumers experiencing cracking, warping or other problems with Alcoa Composite Deck and Rail may have legal recourse. According to the suit, the man purchased the composite decking believing it to be a quality product free from defects. Approximately one year after
Separate class-action lawsuits claiming PVC decking is defective have been consolidated under multidistrict rules in a New Jersey court, and other problems even when installed correctly, despite the manufacturer's claims its product will outperform wood or wood plastic composite decking.
class action settlement will provide benefits to consumers who purchased composite decking that developed dark spots from mold and fungus growth. from warranty coverage. However, has agreed to settle the class action lawsuit to avoid the expense and uncertainty of ongoing litigation.
Three lawsuits alleging PVC decks made by Building Products and its parent company, CPG International, Inc., contain design and , sells tens of thousands of decks annually and placed first in the quality category of Builder magazine's 2014 brand study of composite and PVC decks.
Unfortunately, the composite materials did not live up to their fanfare and marketing hype (e.g. zero maintenance, lasts longer than wood, etc.). There have been issues with composite deck materials from virtually all manufacturers that have led to recalls, expensive warranty claims, and class action lawsuits
Customers saw their new deck surfaces deteriorate, and they started filing lawsuits ( settled in 2010 and still pays to replace defective decks). New competitors like and AZEK stepped in, introducing more durable products. Even after two members of 's original management team came out
I just purchased a home with decking. The decking is coming apart. I contacted and they had me fill out a claims form which I did and they sent out an adjuster to inspect the deck. She recommended that the whole . I found these 2 lawsuits and contacted both. www.hagens-berman.com
Early composite decking products were porous blends of plastic and sawdust that tended to stain and fade easily. Buyers complained of mold and mildew build up as well as warping and cracking boards. Some of the major decking manufacturers even faced class-action lawsuits for the sub-par products.
The suit alleged that certain decking products were prone to mold growth or experienced color fading or color variation. and Exchange Commission, said it “denied any liability in the settlement and agreed to the settlement in order to avoid additional expensive, time consuming litigation.”.
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When it came time in 2006 to replace the deck at my log home in Eastern Washington, I wanted to go low maintenance. I already had plenty of maintenance tas. Subject: Surface Flaking Litigation Claim. Dear Steve Jenkins, Attached is the Surface Flaking Litigation claim form that you requested
The composite decking manufacturer closed shop on September 30th of this year, leaving consumers with warranty claims high and dry. Many consumers are considering lawsuits. But where there's a will, there is always a way. The use of composites revolutionized the decking industry, in much the same