WL Homes Product Liability Suits To Proceed

Law360, New York (August 19, 2009, 1:02 PM EDT) -- Two groups of plaintiffs who sued WL Homes LLC over alleged design and/or construction defects in their houses got a green light from the court overseeing the homebuilder's Chapter 7 proceedings to pursue their suits in the hopes of collecting any potential settlement or judgment from American International Group Inc.

Judge Brendan Shannon of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware signed off on two orders on Tuesday modifying the automatic stay protecting the debtors to allow the lawsuits, which are in California Superior...
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