Homeowners Seek Class Cert. In Faulty Plumbing Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The lead plaintiffs in a proposed class action against Uponor Inc. and several plumbing and distributing companies over allegedly defective plumbing system parts have moved for class certification on behalf of certain Nevada homeowners whose Wirsbo PEX plumbing systems contain zinc-laden brass fittings.

The motion for class certification, lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, contends that thousands of homeowners in Clark County, Nev., where Las Vegas is located, could qualify for member status.

The complaint, removed to federal court in...
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