FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firm of Stonebarger Law, APC regarding Wilson v. Metals USA, Inc., No. 2:12-CV-00568 (E.D. Cal.).
On July 5, 2016, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California certified a class action against Metals USA, Inc. ("MUSA").
What is the Case About? The claim that was certified as a class action is brought under California Commercial Code Section 2313 and alleges the Continental, Shadowline, and Wood Shake stone coated steel roof shingles (the "Tiles") manufactured by Dura-Loc Roofing Systems Limited ("Dura-Loc") suffer from an inherent design defect which results in the surface coating deteriorating well before the warranted 25-year period.
Who is Included? You are a part of this class action if you own a home or other structure located in the State of California on which the Dura-Loc Continental, Shadowline, and Wood Shake stone coated steel roof shingles were installed during the period of time beginning July 1, 1996 through May 12, 2006.
What are My Options? If you want to stay in the case, you do not need to do anything. If you do not want to participate in this case or want to file your own case, you must mail a letter to MUSA EXCLUSIONS, P.O. Box 2551, Faribault, MN, 55021-9551, stating that you want to be excluded from Wilson, et al v. Metals USA, Inc. Be sure to include your name, address, and sign the letter. Your Request to Be Excluded Must Be Postmarked by December 12, 2016. If you do not exclude yourself from this case, you will be legally bound by the decisions of the Court. An exclusion request is also available at www.SteelRoofShingleClassAction.com.
Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer? The Court has appointed Gene J. Stonebarger and Richard D. Lambert of Stonebarger Law, APC to represent you and the other members of the Class. You may, but are not required to, enter an appearance through an attorney in this case at your own expense.
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SOURCE Stonebarger Law, APC