Uponor Sheds Most Of Faulty Plumbing Parts Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2013, 10:22 PM ET) -- A Nevada federal judge on Wednesday dismissed almost all claims in a putative class action accusing Uponor Inc. of manufacturing defective plumbing parts, finding a partially overruled state Supreme Court decision still barred strict liability claims based on property damage from a defective component of the building.

U.S. District Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal dismissed five claims against Uponor with prejudice and a sixth without prejudice, severely hampering Nevada homeowners' efforts to recover relief from Uponor for damage to their homes. The decision also dismissed part of...
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