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Tort/Negligence – Unfair Trade Practices & Fraud – Vinyl Siding – Website Representations – ‘Master Craftsmen’ – Reliance (access required)

Solum v. CertainTeed Corp. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-1023, 13 pp.) (James Dever III, C.J.) 7:15-cv-00114; E.D.N.C. Holding: A vinyl siding manufacturer’s website’s designation of a contractor as a “master craftsman” was mere puffery, and reading the click-wrap provisions that plaintiffs agreed to would have revealed this. Accordingly, plaintiffs’ reliance on the “master craftsman” label was unreasonable. The ...

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