the construction and building products recently referenced
in construction defect investigations, product lawsuits or
product recalls are the following:
Pressed Wood Siding. Several manufacturers have
agreed to compensate consumer through court settlements.
- Defective Roof Insulation.
Beazer phenolic foam roof insulation litigation has resulted
in a court settlement.
- Invensys Building System Recalls
Siebe Actuators. Actuators hold open fire and smoke
dampers in building’s heating, ventilation and air
- Omega Sprinkler Recall. Central
Sprinkler recalled Omega brand sprinklers because of high
- O-Ring Sprinkler Recall.
Central Sprinkler voluntarily replaced 35 million O-ring
Hardboard Siding (WHS) Defects.
In addition to
NMHC’s reference to these products, several other products
have been referenced in construction defects, products lawsuits
or product liability settlements. Among the them are:
- ABS Pipes Litigation
and Settlement. ABS
Pipes Class Action Settlement – visit the official
website to submit a claim or read about the settlement.
- Cement/fiber Roofing Products
known as Cemwood Shakes. American
Cemwood Roofing Litigation Settlement. Visit the website
for information about the lawsuits and settlements.
- Super Liquid Raw-Hides
and Natural Seal Plus. Behr
Wood Sealant Cases – visit the official website
for settlement information about the Behr Wood Sealant Products
- HardiShake and HardiSlate
Roof Shakes Class Action Settlement – visit the
official website for lawsuit involving roofing products
manufactured or distributed by James Hardie Building Products.
- Masonite, Omniwood Siding
and Woodruf Roofing. Masonite
Siding Class Action Settlement – visit the official
website for claims about repair and replacement of failing
hardboard siding including Masonite, Omniwood siding and
- Weyerhauser Hardboard
Siding Settlement. Weyerhaeuser
Hardboard Siding Class Action Settlement – Visit
the website for Information on the settlement of class action
lawsuits concerning Weyerhaeuser brand exterior hardboard
siding, allowing property owners to file claims for compensation.