Posts Tagged ‘ class action lawsuit ’

Woodgrain Purchase of Huttig Prompts Class-Action Lawsuit

Apr 18th, 2022

Don Reith filed a class action lawsuit against Huttig Building Products Inc. and its board of directors last week “for breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the Board’s efforts to sell the Company to Woodgrain Inc.” The sale, announced in March, would see Woodgrain acquire all outstanding shares of Huttig for $10.70 per share […]

Fineline Faces Class Action Lawsuit

Aug 24th, 2021

Fineline Woodworking and the associated Fineline Architectural Millwork are facing a class action lawsuit from employees, both current and former, who allege the company failed to accurately pay them for time worked, among other grievances. The legal complaint, filed June 29, 2021, points to what the lawsuit calls “unlawful, unfair, and deceptive business practices,” which […]

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 […]

Court Grants in Part and Denies in Part Masonite and Jeld-Wen’s Motion to Dismiss

May 5th, 2020

The fight to add additional plaintiffs to an ongoing class action lawsuit between several direct and indirect purchasers and the defendants Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. continues, as an opinion was filed Monday, granting in part and denying in part a motion to dismiss. The suit was filed in 2018 alleging Jeld-Wen and Masonite conspired […]

Dismissal Opposed in Price-Fixing Lawsuit Against Jeld-Wen and Masonite

Jan 10th, 2020

In the most recent development of a class-action lawsuit between two major manufacturers and interior door buyers (plaintiffs), plaintiffs voluntarily dropped two state law claims previously added against the defendants, while arguing that a recent partial motion to dismiss should be denied entirely. In a memorandum response to door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Masonite’s motion to […]

Judge Allows Plaintiffs to File Supplemental Motion in Jeld-Wen/Masonite Case

Nov 5th, 2019

The court granted a motion recently, allowing plaintiffs to file a supplemental motion for leave to amend to add additional plaintiffs in a consolidated class action antitrust lawsuit against door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. According to court documents, indirect purchaser plaintiffs seek to revive dismissed claims under the laws of Kansas, Maine, New […]

MIWD Reaches Out Regarding Class Action Lawsuit

May 8th, 2015

Did you see that advertisement in last month’s Sports Illustrated about MI Windows? That may seem like an odd statement to make about a window manufacturer—but it’s relevant. The company took out a half-page advertisement in the April 13, 2015 issue letting consumers know they may be owed money. “If you own or owned property […]