Home Depot Says Arsenic Wood Plaintiffs Showed No Harm

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT) -- Home Depot USA Inc. asked an Illinois federal judge on Wednesday to dismiss a putative class action over wood products that allegedly contaminated properties with arsenic, arguing the plaintiffs had not put forth plausible claims of a design defect or failure to warn that caused direct harm.

In its motion to dismiss, the company argues that the second amended complaint filed by Dina Baker, Ken Baker and David Cunningham on behalf of a larger class of Home Depot customers does not properly explain the circumstances surrounding...
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Case Information

Case Title

Baker et al v. Home Depot USA, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

385(Prop. Damage Prod. Liability)


Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan

Date Filed

September 26, 2011

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