The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP is pleased to announce that Jordan L. Chaikin, a partner with the firm, has been appointed to the Homeowner Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (HPSC) for In Re: MI Windows and Doors, Inc. Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2333), currently underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. Mr. Chaikin was appointed to the HPSC by the Honorable David C. Norton in a Case Management Order date September 10, 2012.
All of the lawsuits currently pending in the MI Windows and Doors, Inc. Products Liability Litigation involve allegations that various windows manufactured by the company contain one or more defects that result in the loss of seal at the bead along the bottom of the glass, allowing water to enter the inside of the window and leak into structures owned by Plaintiffs and putative class members. The MI Windows and Doors, Inc. Products Liability Litigation was created by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation via a Transfer Order dated April 23, 2012. According to Judge Norton’s September 10 Case Management Order, the HPSC will consult with the Homeowner Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel to coordinate the Plaintiffs’ pre-trail activities and in planning for trial.
Mr. Chaikin’s practice areas include Mass Torts, Toxic Torts, Defective Drug Liability, Defective Medical Devices, Products Liability, Class Actions, Complex Litigation and General Personal Injury and Negligence Litigation. He is also serving on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in Dial Complete Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation MDL (No. 2263), currently underway in U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Parker Waichman LLP continues to offer free lawsuit consultations to consumers who purchased windows manufactured by MI Windows and Doors, Inc. For more information, please visit the firm’s MI Windows and Doors page at yourlawyer.com. Free case evaluations are also available by calling 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).
Parker Waichman LLP
Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney