ROCKVILLE, Md., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Angeion Group and Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP announce a class action settlement with Titeflex Corp. and Ward Manufacturing, LLC concerning allegedly defective Gastite® and Wardflex® corrugated stainless steel gas tubing ("CSST") used to supply natural gas and propane to gas appliances provides important benefits designed to reduce the risk of gas leaks and fires in buildings and homes in Maryland that have CSST installed.
Among other things, the settlement provides (1) a free safety inspection by a licensed and qualified electrician; (2) a subsidized repair, if needed; and (3) a discount on a Lightning Protection System, if qualified.
Homeowners that have natural gas or propane in their home, building or other structure may also have CSST. CSST is usually routed beneath, through or alongside floor joists in your basement, inside interior wall cavities or on top of ceiling joists in attic spaces. CSST is often used to connect fixed appliances such as water heaters, stoves, and gas fireplaces.
Homeowners may qualify for a free inspection if they: (1) own a house or other structure in the State of Maryland with CSST installed; (2) the CSST is either Titeflex's Gastite® or Ward's Wardflex® CSST; (3) the property was owned as of March 15, 2017 and installed the CSST after September 5, 2006 or they purchased the property before September 5, 2006 with the CSST already installed; (4) and the homeowner submits a Claim Form.
Homeowners can submit a Claim Form online by visiting the settlement website – www.CSSTsettlement.com. Homeowners can also get a copy of the Claim Form by downloading it from the website, emailing CSSTSettlement@AdministratorClassAction.com or by calling 1-844-357-8798 toll-free.
Douglas S. Clauson
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SOURCE Angeion Group; Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP