Judge Dismisses Class Action Suit Over Pulte’s Use Of Allegedly Defective Stucco

Mealey's (September 9, 2016, 10:34 AM EDT) -- ORLANDO, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida on Sept. 8 dismissed a class action suit against Pulte Home Corp. accusing the company of building homes with defective stucco siding, ruling that the negligence claim is barred by the economic loss doctrine and that the state does not recognize a cause of action for a builder’s alleged intentional installation of defective stucco (Shaun Parker Gazzara, et al. v. Pulte Home Corporation, No. 16-cv-657-Orl-31TBS, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121348).

(Order available. Document #09-161007-004R.)

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