Posts Tagged ‘ lawsuit ’

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 […]

Lawsuit Against OSHA’s Improve Tracking of Injuries Rule Continues

Aug 19th, 2019

The ongoing lawsuit filed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and several other parties, may be close to an ending if the defendant, who just motioned to have the case dismissed on lack of jurisdiction, has anything to do with it. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has […]

Following Mistrial, Milgard Fires Back

Apr 16th, 2019

Following an initial mistrial, door and window company Milgard Manufacturing Inc. filed a memorandum of points and authorities with the court recently in support of a motion for judgment. In a legal battle dating back to 2016, San Diego-based builder Brock Mathis filed suit against the company for what his attorneys allege are injuries resulting from issues of product […]

Judge Denies Jeld-Wen’s Motion to Overturn Antitrust Verdict

Mar 29th, 2019

The latest moves in a legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) reached yet another conclusion this month, when a federal judge denied Jeld-Wen’s motion to overturn an antitrust verdict. Steves was awarded $58.6 million in February 2018, after a federal court ruled that Jeld-Wen was overcharging the company for molded […]

Wells Fargo and Window Company Hit with Lawsuit

May 18th, 2017

Homeowners in Jackson, Miss., have filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo and an Arkansas window company for being “victimized by the deceptive, fraudulent, unconscionable, high pressure, in-home sales, advertising, financing and business practices of the Defendants …” The co-defendant listed on the court documents is The Window Source LLC. But when DWM magazine reached out […]

Quanex: Our Lawsuit Against ATN Holdings Was ‘Successful’

Aug 27th, 2015

ATN Holdings will infringe upon Quanex’s patents no more, according to a recent release put out by Quanex. On November 6, 2014, a subsidiary of the Houston-based company filed a lawsuit against ATN Holdings of California for infringement of five patents related to spacer and sealant assemblies, specifically its Duraseal product line. On August 17, […]

Inventor Offers Additional Details on Patent Infringement Suit

Aug 16th, 2013

Last week, patent infringement lawsuits were filed against seven major window manufacturers and two distributors in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Northern Division, and DWM spoke to those who filed the suits this week to gain more details on the cases. J-Channel Industries Corp., a subsidiary of CopyTele Inc., […]

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