WL Homes Nailed With Suit Over Widespread Defects

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT) -- More than 120 California residents sued WL Homes LLC in state court Tuesday, accusing the defunct homebuilder of negligence and breach of contract in selling residences with numerous structural and design defects that caused significant damage to their properties.

WL Homes, which did business as John Laing Homes, during the past decade developed and mass-produced homes purchased by the plaintiffs that had faulty soil compaction; flatwork, foundation, drainage, roof, window and door defects; and several other deficiencies, resulting in the homes being unfit for their intended...
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