Buyers, Lowe's Settle Flooring Formaldehyde Class Action

Law360, Miami (January 20, 2017, 8:26 PM EST) -- A putative class of consumers has settled claims accusing Lowe's Home Centers and Armstrong Flooring of selling laminate flooring with dangerous levels of formaldehyde, according to papers filed Friday.

In a stipulation of dismissal filed in the Middle District of Florida, lead plaintiffs William Woodworth and Diane Pilkerton said they had settled their claims with Lowe's Home Centers LLC and Armstrong World Industries Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, all claims are dismissed with prejudice and each party will bear its own fees and costs. Additional details were unavailable.

Woodworth and Pilkerton, who filed their suit in May, claimed they...

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