Judge Declines To Address If Sealant Added To Windows Is A Component

Mealey's (June 8, 2016, 1:36 PM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — A federal judge in California on June 6 denied a motion to dismiss two window makers’ claims for strict liability and negligence after refusing to apply the factors in KB Home v. Superior Court ( 112 Cal. App. 4th 1076 [Calif. App. 2003]) to determine if an allegedly defective sealant made by defendants is a component of the window (Starline Window Inc. v. Quanex Building Products Corp., et al., No. 15-cv-1282, S.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73570).

(Order available. Document #09-160701-007R.)...
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