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Company: CertainTeed Corp.
Current Parent CompanySaint-Gobain
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Penalty: $103,900,000
Year: 2014
Date: March 20, 2014
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Mega-ScandalDefective Building Materials
Violation Description: CertainTeed agreed to pay over $103 million to settle multi-district litigation concerning defective home siding.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:11md2270
Case Name: In Re: Certainteed Fiber Cement Siding Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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