Owens Corning Escapes Suit Over Faulty Shingles

Law360, New York (March 22, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Monday that a pair of homeowners cannot proceed with their putative class action accusing Owens Corning of manufacturing defective roofing shingles because these claims were discharged in the company's prior bankruptcy proceedings.

In granting Owens Corning's motion for summary judgment, Judge Joy Flowers Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania determined that no reasonable jury could conclude that there is a sufficient issue of material fact for the case to proceed to trial because the plaintiffs'...
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