February 3, 2024
Alabama

Alabama and Texas NIBCO defective products $7.65M class action settlement 2023: Scam or Legit? Find Out!

Did you receive a notice from Alabama? Did you receive a mail about a class action on the settlement to resolve claims about the Alabama and Texas NIBCO defective products $7.65M lawsuit? This review will help you partake in the class action settlement after confirming the authenticity of the mail.

What Is Alabama and Texas NIBCO defective products $7.65M Class Action Settlement?

A $7.65 million Alabama and Texas NIBCO property damage class action lawsuit settlement will benefit certain consumers whose homes contain certain tubing, fittings, or clamps that may have leaked and caused property damage. The name of the case is:

  • Matson v. NIBCO Inc., Case No. 19-cv-01137-RBF-JKP in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas San Antonio Division
  • Garrett. v. NIBCO Inc., Case No. 19-cv-01137-RDP in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Southern Division

What Is This Class Action All About?

The Class in the Alabama and Texas NIBCO property damage class action lawsuit settlement is defined as any person who owns or has owned, at any time since Jan. 1, 2005, a residential structure constructed by D.R. Horton, Inc.-Birmingham (including but not limited to those for which the plumbing contracting was performed by or on behalf of Dupree Plumbing Co. Inc.) in the following cities in Alabama: Bella Vista, Bessemer, Birmingham, Calera, Chelsea, Cottondale, Hoover, Kimberly, Leeds, Maylene, McCalla, Montgomery, Northport, Odenville, Pinson, Pratville, Springville, Trussville, and Tuscaloosa; and/or by Continental Homes of Texas L.P. (including but not limited to those for which the plumbing contracting was performed by or on behalf of Christianson Air Conditioning and Plumbing LLC) in the following Texas cities: Boerne, Cibolo, Converse, Live Oak, Medina County, New Braunfels, Royse City, San Antonio, San Marcos, Schertz, Sequin, and Universal City, that contains or contained NIBCO’s tubing, fittings, or clamps — as defined in the settlement agreement — including with respect to both (a) and/or (b), their spouses, joint owners, heirs, executors, administrators, mortgagees, tenants, creditors, lenders, predecessors, successors, trusts and trustees, and assigns (“Occupant Persons”); as well as anyone who has standing and is entitled to assert a claim on behalf of any such Occupant Persons, such as a contractor, distributor, seller, subrogated insurance carrier, or other person who has claims for contribution, indemnity, or otherwise against NIBCO based on claims for qualifying leaks of the tubing, fittings, or clamps with respect to such residential structures. 

The Class also includes anyone who subsequently purchased or otherwise obtained an interest in a property covered by this settlement without the need of a formal assignment by contract or court order. 

Who Is Eligible?

The settlement benefits all class members  who owns or has owned, at any time since Jan. 1, 2005, a residential structure constructed by D.R. Horton, Inc.-Birmingham (including but not limited to those for which the plumbing contracting was performed by or on behalf of Dupree Plumbing Co. Inc.) in the following cities in Alabama: Bella Vista, Bessemer, Birmingham, Calera, Chelsea, Cottondale, Hoover, Kimberly, Leeds, Maylene, McCalla, Montgomery, Northport, Odenville, Pinson, Pratville, Springville, Trussville, and Tuscaloosa; and/or by Continental Homes of Texas L.P. (including but not limited to those for which the plumbing contracting was performed by or on behalf of Christianson Air Conditioning and Plumbing LLC) in the following Texas cities: Boerne, Cibolo, Converse, Live Oak, Medina County, New Braunfels, Royse City, San Antonio, San Marcos, Schertz, Sequin, and Universal City, that contains or contained NIBCO’s tubing, fittings, or clamps — as defined in the settlement agreement — including with respect to both (a) and/or (b), their spouses, joint owners, heirs, executors, administrators, mortgagees, tenants, creditors, lenders, predecessors, successors, trusts and trustees, and assigns (“Occupant Persons”); as well as anyone who has standing and is entitled to assert a claim on behalf of any such Occupant Persons, such as a contractor, distributor, seller, subrogated insurance carrier, or other person who has claims for contribution, indemnity, or otherwise against NIBCO based on claims for qualifying leaks of the tubing, fittings, or clamps with respect to such residential structures. 

How To Be Part of This Settlement

For a class member to partake in this settlement, class members’ claim forms must be submitted no later than May 16, 2025. The deadline to opt out of or object to the settlement has passed.

What Is The Pay For This Settlement?

The pay for this settlement varies and the proof of purchase involves Receipts, leaked tubing, leaked fitting, leaked clamp, inspection report, bills of sale, purchase orders, builder or plumbing records, correspondence identifying tubing, fittings, and/or clamps in the property, report from plumber, engineer, architect or home inspector identifying tubing, fittings, and/or clamps in the property, builder, plumber or contractor letter stating upon personal knowledge that tubing, fittings, and/or clamps were used in the property, or photographs.

Conclusion

As you submit your claim to the settlement website AlabamaTexasPEXSettlement.com, just like the Sanyo Solar class action settlement we have reviewed, you’re doing so under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim. A final approval hearing in the Alabama and Texas NIBCO property damage class action lawsuit settlement will be held Sept. 9, 2021.

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