SEATTLE - A Washington federal judge on Dec. 4 denied summary judgment to the defendant in a construction defects action, determining that the plaintiffs presented sufficient evidence to show that the defendant was aware that it was selling homes built with defective materials (Robert T. Blough, et al. v. Shea Homes Inc., No. 2:12-cv-01493, W.D. Wash.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171182).