Georgia-Pacific Sued Over Rotting House Trim

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Georgia-Pacific LLC was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday in Florida federal court alleging its PrimeTrim home exterior trim is deceptively marketed as being more durable than timber, but prematurely rots and causes structural damage.

Named plaintiffs James L. Mace and Marshall A. Reddy say Georgia-Pacific has deceived homeowners by promising that the product is free from the normal defects found in timber and by promising a 30-year warranty that provides for replacements or repairs and failing to live up to those assertions.

“Contrary to...
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