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2010-02-08 08:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation and Counsel for the Plaintiffs in In re: CertainTeed Corporation Roofing Shingles Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1817 (E.D. Pa), announced today that they have entered into an agreement to settle a class action alleging that organic asphalt shingles manufactured by CertainTeed from July 1, 1987 through 2005 are subject to premature failure and otherwise do not perform in accordance with the reasonable...

2009-02-12 10:36:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True or false: Until your vehicle is out-of-warranty, all maintenance services must be done at the car dealership or your factory warranty will be void. Although you may have answered "true," the correct answer is "false," according to the Car Care Council. It's the law that independent repair shops can provide the services to maintain your new car warranty. "It's a common misconception that only car dealers can perform the maintenance...

2005-07-26 15:18:03

DETROIT (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler has agreed to settle a lawsuit in which its U.S. finance arm stood accused of discriminating against African Americans and Hispanics by charging them more for car loans, according to federal court documents. Under terms of the settlement, DaimlerChrysler Services North America LLC will be required to offer several billion dollars in loans to black and Hispanic people based only on their credit history, according to plaintiffs' attorneys. A judge on...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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