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Company: Watts Regulator Company
Current Parent CompanyWatts Water Technologies Inc.
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Penalty: $14,000,000
Year: 2017
Date: April 12, 2017
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Watts Regulator agreed to pay $14 million to settle class action litigation alleging it sold defective water heaters that caused serious damage in homes.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Nebraska
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 8:15cv61
Case Name: Klug v. Watts Regulator Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: water control products
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