Trex Dodges Faulty Deck Fraud Claims For Now

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 2:31 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday pared fraud claims from a putative class action accusing deck manufacturer Trex Co. Inc. of using defective materials that easily mold and decay, finding the allegations did not contain enough detail, but allowed the plaintiff to amend the complaint.

U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh said that homeowner Caryn Borger failed to specify the date, time and place of Trex's alleged fraud or sufficiently link the company's actions to an economic loss, falling short of federal and state pleading...
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