Posts Tagged ‘ lawsuit ’

Steves and Sons Opposes Buyer in Court-Ordered Jeld-Wen Plant Sale

Mar 28th, 2022

The lawsuit between Steves and Sons Inc. and Jeld-Wen continues with Steves and Sons filing an objection to the report and recommendation for the sale of Jeld-Wen’s Towanda, Pa.-manufacturing plant. Lawyers for Steves and Sons did not mince words, opening the objection with the statement that, “Steves and Sons, Inc. didn’t fight this battle for […]

Consent Decree Ends Lead-Based Suit for Home Depot

Apr 26th, 2021

A federal judge signed off on a consent decree last week, ending a lawsuit between the states of Utah, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., alleging that Home Depot violated certain provisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen, for […]

AGC Takes a Victory Lap Over Actions on Loan Necessity Questionnaire

Jan 18th, 2021

Officials for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) claimed responsibility recently for actions taken by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), suggesting that a lawsuit filed against SBA “quickly yielded results.” The association filed a legal complaint in December against SBA and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), alleging that the means […]

Ongoing Jeld-Wen Lawsuits Get New Orders and Motions

Jun 9th, 2020

The legal battles between Jeld-Wen Inc. (Jeld-Wen) and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) is heating up once again. According to court documents, there has been movement in two separate lawsuits between both parties. According to a notice of withdrawal, Steves announced that it was withdrawing a motion that had accused Jeld-Wen of continuing to impose […]

Jeld-Wen Continues Battle with Steves and Sons

Feb 6th, 2020

The ongoing legal battle between Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons (Steves) shows no signs of slowing down, as several updates have surfaced in the case. Since November 2019, Jeld-Wen has not only filed an appeal, but also a response to a motion for clarification. According to court documents, the door and window manufacturer asked the […]

84 Lumber Sues Former Attorney for Malpractice

Jan 31st, 2020

A Pennsylvania-based lumber and building product supplier has filed a complaint in the Eastern District Court of Louisiana against its former attorney, requesting $1.85 million, plus attorney fees. In a complaint filed this month, 84 Lumber alleges that the firm committed malpractice, ultimately resulting in the loss of another lawsuit the lumber company was pursuing. […]

Pella’s Lawsuit Against Apogee Terminated

Oct 31st, 2019

A lawsuit filed by Pella Corp. alleging that Apogee Enterprises failed to make payments for its June 2017 purchase of glazing systems manufacturer EFCO Corp. has been terminated. Pella originally filed the suit in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Iowa (Central Division) in July 2019. The suit was dismissed with prejudice […]

Milgard Lawsuit Dismissed After Settlement

Oct 10th, 2019

A lawsuit against Milgard Manufacturing Inc. from a San Diego-based builder was dismissed by the California District Court judge on August 5 due to both parties coming to a settlement. Brock Mathis, owner of BPM Builders Inc., filed suit in November 2016 alleging injuries resulting from issues of product defects. In April 2016 Mathis authorized […]

DOJ Statement Points to Another Loss for Jeld-Wen in Antitrust Lawsuit

Aug 29th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an argument on Monday against Jeld-Wen’s appeal in an ongoing legal battle between two doormakers, urging the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals not to accept Jeld-Wen’s argument. Jeld-Wen has been scrambling to gain a win in an antitrust lawsuit issued by door skin manufacturer Steves and Sons Inc. […]

Jeld-Wen Trade-Secret Litigation Shut Down Amid Ongoing Disputes

Aug 20th, 2019

The lengthy legal dispute between door makers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) revealed another development last week when Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne filed a memorandum of opinion Friday, shutting down Jeld-Wen’s attempts to file a trade secrets claim against Steves in San Antonio state district court. Judge Payne banned Jeld-Wen […]

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