Federal Judge Rules Failure To Test Pipe Dooms Class Action

Federal Judge Rules Failure To Test Pipe Dooms Class Action

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota federal judge has dismissed a putative consumer fraud class action alleging that defective home plumbing leached lead into drinking water, saying Aug. 14 that although the company had engaged in a "bait and switch" regarding pipe it submitted for testing, the plaintiffs did not offer any evidence that defective pipe was installed in their home (Steven and Cecilia Thunander, et al. v. Uponor, Inc., et al., No. 11-2322 $(SRN/SER$), D. Minn.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113939).

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