Homeowners Seek Class Cert. In Building Trim Case

Law360, New York (August 20, 2009, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A group of homeowners has asked a federal judge to certify a class action accusing Louisiana-Pacific Corp. and ABT Building Products Corp. of making and marketing exterior trim for houses that is unsuitable and rapidly deteriorates.

In a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the plaintiffs said the case should be certified as a class action because there are at least 1,000 class members and they all face common issues.

“This class action is the superior device for...
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