Thursday, May 25, 2017

Will Montgomery County Parks Join the Class Action Lawsuit?

...“The synthetic turf installed by FieldTurf in 2009 has been steadily breaking up for the past several years,” said Dr. Scott Penland, Cherokee Central Schools superintendent.  “It has an eight year warranty.  We asked them to come in a couple of years ago and address our concerns.  They did come and make some corrections, but did not attempt to fix the fibers that were breaking up.”
He added, “I found out that several other schools were suing FieldTurf because they knowingly installed a ‘faulty’ product at that time.”

Dr. Penland contacted attorneys involved in a larger class-action lawsuit who visited Cherokee.  “Once they saw it, they agreed to add us to the ‘class action’ lawsuit at no cost to Cherokee.  If successful with the case, the attorneys will get a percentage of the amount we are awarded.  It is a win-win for us.”...

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