Roofing

09/01/2013

Tremco Roofing Systems

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Audet and Partners, LLP is investigating potential claims against Tremco, Inc. for false advertising and the sale of defective roofing systems.  A former Tremco employee testified that Tremco, Inc. failed to disclose the true quality of roofing systems to various governmental entities and the company sold defective roofing products, materials and systems to these entities both directly and through various roofing contractors. This testimony eventually led to a settlement in which Tremco agreed to pay more than $60 million to the... Read More
07/25/2013

TAMKO Siding Warranty Claims

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  Consumers have begun to bring lawsuits against TAMKO, a roofing company that manufacturers and sells roofing tiles for houses and other residential buildings. Despite most of these tiles coming with a thirty to fifty-year warranty, many customers have found that tiles often begin to fail within ten years from the installation. Upon presentation of the claims to the manufacturer, they have generally been quickly denied. This has left some consumers to sue in court. There are two related theories under which... Read More
07/15/2013

Granite Ridge Roofing Shingles

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  Audet and Partners, LLP is investigating claims that Granite Ridge architectural shingles manufactured by Gerard Roofing Technologies ("Gerard"), a division of Metals USA, Inc., are defective and fail to perform in accordance with the 50-year product warranty issued by the manufacturer.  In one claim, a homeowner's association of a 25-building condominium complex in Texas paid nearly $1 million for installation of a Granite Ridge roofing system.  The installation of the Granite Ridge panels was installed under the supervision of a... Read More
06/25/2013

Tamko Roofing Shingles Warranty Claims

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Audet and Partners, LLP is investigating potential legal claims on behalf of consumers who purchased various types of roof shingles manufactured by TAMKO Building Products, Inc.  The company, based in Joplin, Missouri, backs most shingles that it manufactures with limited warranties ranging from 30 to 50 years (see accompanying chart). Complaints, however, have come to our attention from homeowners alleging roofing failures within ten years from the date of installation.  Several consumers have alleged that upon presenting warranty claims to TAMKO,... Read More