CSST Lawsuit: Piping is Defective, Presents Fire Risk

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Property owners whose home or other structure has been outfitted with corrugated stainless steel tubing (CCST), which is flexible piping used to transport natural and propane gas from an outside meter to various appliances and machinery within the property.
Damages
Gas leaks, lightning-related fires, injury, death
Company(ies)
Omega Flex, Inc., Ward Manufacturing LLC, Titeflex Corporation, Parker-Hannahfin Corporation, Truflex, Microflex, U.S. Hose and Hose Master
Additional Details
It is estimated that at least 6 million homes across the United States have been outfitted with CSST.
Date
As of August 2011, there have been more than 140 lightning-related fires in properties containing CSST.