DALLAS, Nov. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A Dallas County jury has returned a $2 million verdict from a San Diego-primarily based spray-applied roofing items maker, obtaining that the business unsuccessful to appropriately practice and vet its suggested installer and did not comprehensively examine the finished roof for a large professional constructing in Sunnyvale, Texas. As a end result, the assets sustained significant harm and needed in depth repairs.
In accordance to allegations in the lawsuit filed by the building’s proprietor, those people failures by the management of Rhino Linings Corporation resulted in the making suffering from extra than 200 leaks and demanded the set up of a new steel roof over the Rhino Linings goods to avoid even further harm.
On November 4, a 12-person jury in the 44th District Courtroom in Dallas County unanimously identified that Rhino Linings committed fraud, negligent misrepresentation, negligence, and gross carelessness and returned real and punitive damages on behalf of Dallas-based 2×2 Partnership Restricted.
“We are of course pleased by this outcome on behalf of Michael Adell and 2×2, and hope it gives a cautionary tale for makers,” says Alan Loewinsohn of Loewinsohn Deary Simon Ray LLP in Dallas, lead counsel for 2×2. “Firms these types of as Rhino Linings should correctly educate and vet their installers or hazard outcomes these as this in litigation.”
The circumstance is 2×2 Partnership, Ltd. v. Rhino Linings Company et al., NO. DC-18-13009, in the 44th District Court docket in Dallas County.
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