Posts Tagged ‘ JELD-WEN Inc. ’

Jeld-Wen Makes Another Attempt at Keeping Its Towanda Plant

May 6th, 2024

In August 2021, Jeld-Wen Inc. signaled the end of a years-long legal battle by declaring it would forgo any further appeal of a court-ordered divestiture stemming from antitrust violations. The declaration came in a statement accompanying a financial earnings report, seeming to mark the conclusion of a legal process dating back to June 2016. Now […]

Window Company Not Liable for Driver Injuries Sustained During Unloading

Aug 10th, 2023

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken ruled in favor of Jeld-Wen Inc., putting to rest the lawsuit brought against it three years ago by Crete Carrier Corp. driver Gary Groeneweg. Groeneweg filed suit against the door and window company in 2020 under the Oregon Safe Employment Act and the Oregon Employer Liability Law, seeking to […]

A Look at the Top Ten Stories From 2022

Dec 29th, 2022

Workplace incidents, shop closures, the impacts of the war in Ukraine and no shortage of lawsuits made for an exciting, yet at times solemn, year of news for [DWM] in 2022. Take a look at the top stories from the past year as 2023 approaches. 1. Worker Dies in Accident at Cardinal Glass Church Hill […]

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with Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) amid a court-ordered divestiture process, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne rescinded those requirements last week.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 […]