Plaintiff: Debra Zanetti
Defendant: IKO Manufacturing
Case Number: 09-md-2104
Court: United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Practice Area: Class Action; Building Products
Status: Settled. People who own or owned buildings with IKO organic shingles can obtain additional information about the settlement by checking the website at http://www.ikoorganicroofingshinglesclassactionsettlement.com.
On March 13, 2019, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois in In re: IKO Roofing Shingle Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 09-md-2104 (C.D. Ill.), issued an order granting final approval to the nationwide settlement (the “Order”). On April 12, 2019, the court entered a judgment finalizing its Order (the “Judgment”). If there are no appeals filed by May 13, the settlement will become effective. If there is an appeal, the settlement will be further delayed pending resolution of the appeal.
Under the terms of the settlement, the claims process must begin within 10 days of the settlement becoming effective. If there is no appeal, the claims process must begin by May 23. If there is an appeal, the claims process will not begin until the appeal is resolved. Please direct all questions and inquires regarding the settlement, your ability to participate, and how to participate in KKC Class Action Services, LLC at http://ikoorganicroofingshinglesclassactionsettlement.com/contact-us.aspx.
Halunen Law was appointed co-lead counsel in this multidistrict litigation on behalf of consumers who purchased IKO organic shingles. According to the multiple Complaints, these shingles contain design defects, which cause them to prematurely deteriorate, resulting in damage to the underlying structure. Halunen Law, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., and Levin Sedran & Berman announced recently that plaintiffs they represented entered into an agreement to settle various class actions relating to IKO roofing shingles. The settlement applies to the “organic” asphalt shingles that were installed on buildings in the United States primarily between 1978 and 2008.
Read the press release about this settlement:
People who own or owned buildings with IKO organic shingles can obtain additional information about the settlement by checking the website at http://www.ikoorganicroofingshinglesclassactionsettlement.com
A related class action has been commenced in Canada and was certified on behalf of a Canadian class. If you are experiencing problems with IKO shingles and are residing in Canada please visit:
classaction.ca/actions/ Products-Liability/Current- Actions/IKO-Roofing-Shingles
- or email ikoclassaction@
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