Roof Tile Maker Escapes $250M False Ad Class Action

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 7:07 PM ET) -- A concrete roof tile manufacturer escaped a class action seeking $250 million over allegations of falsely advertising the durability of its products on Monday after a California court found the plaintiffs had relied on a speculative sampling methodology to support their claims.

A class of 128,000 members had asked the Placer County Superior Court to award more than a quarter of a billion dollars in damages against Monier Inc., which the plaintiffs say falsely marketed concrete roof tiles as “50 year” and “lifetime” despite knowing that...
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