RTI, Uponor Strike Deal To End Plumbing System MDL

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 8:14 PM EST) -- Radiant Technology Inc. and its successor Uponor Inc. have agreed to fund repairs and pay up to $2.4 million in attorneys' fees and costs to settle multidistrict litigation claiming they violated warranty agreements and deceived customers into purchasing faulty plumbing systems, the plaintiffs said Thursday.

The plaintiffs asked a Minnesota federal judge to approve the proposed deal with Uponor and RTI to resolve allegations that they advertised RTI's F1807 Plumb Flex plumbing system as proven and reliable even though it had faulty brass insert fittings prone...
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