Posts Tagged ‘ JELD-WEN Inc. ’

Civil Suit Accuses Jeld-Wen of Selling ‘Defective’ Windows

Sep 6th, 2022

A class action claim has been brought in Alaska against Jeld-Wen Inc. and two additional parties alleging that the company designed, manufactured, marketed and sold “defective windows” under the Pozzi window line approximately 20 years ago. According to claims in court documents filed by plaintiffs David and Bonnie Faulk in July 2022, the Pozzi windows […]

Judge Doubles Back on Requirement for Providing Steves With Sneak Peek at Advisors

Aug 11th, 2021

After a court-appointed Special Master raised concerns about sharing certain information with Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) amid a court-ordered divestiture process, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne rescinded those requirements last week. At the urging of Special Master and former U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel, Judge Payne agreed that Steves shouldn’t be given […]

Jeld-Wen to Proceed With Divestiture of Towanda, Forgoes Appeal

Aug 4th, 2021

Jeld-Wen Inc. signaled the end of a years-long legal battle this week, by revealing in the statements for its latest earnings report that the company will forgo any further appeal of a court order requiring divesture of one of its plants. In June 2016, San Antonio-based door maker Steves and Sons (Steves) filed a lawsuit […]

Special Master Objects to Sharing Info With Steves in Divestiture Process

Aug 2nd, 2021

After a U.S. Court of Appeals upheld an order for door and window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to sell its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant, a court-appointed Special Master overseeing the process raised concerns about sharing certain information with Steves and Sons Inc. (the plaintiff in a case leading to divestiture). Former U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. […]

Jeld-Wen Fires Back at Insurance Providers Seeking Coverage for Losses

Jul 16th, 2021

After crafting a deal for $40 million to settle a class action suit with investors, door and window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. entered a dispute with insurance providers Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America (Travelers) and Old Republic Insurance Company, alleging that at least one of them is obligated to issue pay outs for excess […]

Jeld-Wen and Masonite to Pay $61.6 in Class Action Settlement

Jun 7th, 2021

Door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. agreed to get their pens out this week, each stroking a check for $30.8 million ($61.6 million total), ending a class action lawsuit against the two companies. The final approval order and judgement was signed last week by U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney, completing a settlement agreement […]

Judge Approves Class Action in Suit Against Jeld-Wen

Apr 6th, 2021

After the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied a request by Jeld-Wen Inc. for a rehearing of an anti-trust ruling, U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney Jr. issued an order last week certifying a class of investors to proceed in a suit against the company. Investors in the company’s publicly traded stock […]

Appeals Court Denies Jeld-Wen’s Request for Rehearing

Mar 25th, 2021

An order filed this week by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied a request by Jeld-Wen Inc. for a rehearing en banc, after the court upheld a ruling requiring the door and window manufacturer to divest of its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant. A petition for rehearing en banc asks a […]

Court of Appeals Upholds Order for Jeld-Wen to Divest of Towanda Plant

Feb 22nd, 2021

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court filed a decision last week, upholding an order for door and window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to divest of its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant. In an opinion filed Thursday, a panel of three judges upheld the original ruling, stemming from a trial-by-jury process in 2018, […]

Judge Says Transport Employee has Case Against Jeld-Wen for Negligence

Dec 22nd, 2020

A judge in Oregon cleared the way for a case against Jeld-Wen Inc. recently, by deeming that the defendant posted sufficient grounds for negligence. After a bundle containing 40 of the manufacturer’s windows fell on him while unloading a shipment, plaintiff Gary Groeneweg is suing the company over injuries. “Because defendant’s employees composed the bundles […]

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