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Brief filed in latest JM Eagle legal case


March 31, 2014 11:54 am ET

Phillips & Cohen LLP, the law firm accused of defamation and trade libel by JM Eagle, has hired an outside legal team, which has filed a motion in a California state court seeking to strike the PVC pipe maker's lawsuit.

JM Eagle slaps law firm with libel complaint


February 25, 2014 1:32 pm ET

JM Eagle is very litigious these days. The same day it filed a lawsuit in New Jersey against a whistle blower and the law firm representing him for allegedly stealing documents, the largest PVC pipe extruder in North America accused the same law firm of libel in California for a news release it issued last year.

JM Eagle suing whistle blower, law firm


February 24, 2014 2:45 pm ET

JM Eagle, the largest PVC pipe extruder in North America, is suing a whistle blower and the law firm representing him for the alleged theft of hundreds of confidential documents used to build a False Claims Act case against the Los Angeles-based company.

Formosa settlement approved; JM Eagle wants new trial


January 16, 2014 5:59 pm ET

A federal judge on Jan. 16 approved a $22.5 million settlement that essentially ends a legal dispute between resin supplier Formosa Plastics Co. USA and dozens of government entities that bought PVC pipe of questionable quality for municipal water and sewer systems.

Judge wants more information on Formosa settlement


December 19, 2013 7:01 pm ET

A federal judge has postponed his decision on a $22.5 million settlement proposed to resolve a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit between resin supplier Formosa Plastics Co. USA (FPC-USA) and 45 government entities that bought questionable PVC pipe made with its materials by JM Eagle.

JM Eagle urges judge not to accept Formosa settlement


December 9, 2013 6:22 pm ET

Attorneys for JM Eagle are asking a federal judge not to approve a $22.5 million settlement between the plastic pipe maker's former parent company, Formosa Plastics Corp. USA and 45 government entities, saying it is “woefully inadequate.”

JM Eagle reminds customers of 50-year pipe warranty, vows court appeal


December 4, 2013 11:29 pm ET

JM Eagle emailed a letter Thursday to customers, telling them to rest assured North America's largest pipe extruder stands behind its products with a 50-year warranty and will rigorously defend its reputation in court.

JM Eagle potentially liable for billions in damages


November 18, 2013 12:54 pm ET

JM Eagle faces billions of dollars in damages following a federal jury’s decision that North America’s largest manufacturer of PVC pipe knowingly sold substandard product to government entities for water and sewer systems from 1996-2006.

JM Eagle found liable for faulty PVC pipes


November 15, 2013 12:30 pm ET

A California jury found J-M Manufacturing Inc. knowingly manufactured and sold substandard PVC pipes to government entities for water and sewage systems across the country from 1996 to 2006.

Formosa, plaintiffs await judge's ruling on $22.5M settlement


November 4, 2013 7:10 pm ET

Formosa Plastics Corp. USA (FPC-USA) and scores of government entities that allege they were sold defective PVC pipes for sewer systems from 1996-2005 have agreed to a $22.5 million settlement in a whistle-blower lawsuit.

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