Class Eligibility

Settlement Class A is defined as all persons in the State of North Carolina who owned a home on March 15, 2012 and still owned the home as of November 10, 2016, in the Twin Lakes Homes or Wynbrooke Homes developments in Cary, North Carolina constructed by Defendant KB Home without a weather-restrictive barrier behind the exterior veneer of HardiePlank cement fiber lap siding and are listed in Exhibit C of the Settlement Agreement.

Settlement Class B is defined as all persons in the State of North Carolina who owned a home on March 15, 2012, in the Twin Lakes Homes or Wynbrooke Homes developments in Cary, North Carolina constructed by Defendant KB Home without a weather-restrictive barrier behind the exterior veneer of HardiePlank cement fiber lap siding but who sold or otherwise transferred their ownership interest in the home after March 15, 2012, do not qualify as a Class A member and are listed in Exhibit C of the Settlement Agreement.

Estimated Amount

$3250-$17,000

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

Elliott et al. v.KB Home Raleigh-Durham, Inc.
Case No. 08-CVS-21190
Business Court Division of the Superior Court of Wake County

Case Summary

The lawsuit claims that KB Home constructed homes in the Twin Lakes and Wynbrooke subdivisions in Cary, North Carolina without a WRB underneath the exterior siding, in violation of the North Carolina Building Code.

KB Home denies any and all wrongdoing of any kind whatsoever, and denies any liability to Plaintiffs and to the Settlement Classes. KB Home maintains that it properly constructed the homes and maintains that it complied with all applicable laws and regulations. The lawsuit does not allege that KB Home has caused anyone to suffer any personal injuries to date, and the Settlement does not include or release any personal injury claims or any unexpired express warranty claims under the terms of the KB New Home Limited Warranty Agreement.

Settlement Pool

N/A

Deadline

120 days from effective date which is TBD

Contact


Twin Lakes Settlement Administrator
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103

One response to “KB Homes North Carolina Weather Barrier Class Action Settlement”

  1. Johnna Jackson says:

    We purchased a home through Colony Homes, which later became KB Homes and believe this weather barrier was not included in the construction of our home.

    ADMIN – Hi Johnna,

    This settlement is specific to the subdivisions listed. If you believe you may have a class action contact class counsel.

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