Judge Finds Couple Learned Of Window Defect In 2015, Finds Claims Timely
Mealey's (May 15, 2018, 2:39 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A couple’s redhibition claim stating that windows manufactured by Jeld-Wen Inc. that were installed in their home are defective is not prescribed by the statute of limitations, a federal judge in Louisiana ruled May 11, because they did not learn about the alleged defect until 2015 (Ronald Leo, et al. v. Jeld-Wen Inc., No. 16-00605-BAJ-EWD, M.D. La., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80179).
(Opinion available. Document #09-180601-008Z.)
Chief U.S. Judge Brian A. Jackson of the Middle District of Louisiana also found that Ronald...