On December 22, 2016, the Hon. Anthony J. Trenga, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, issued an order appointing Alexander Robertson, IV and Daniel K. Bryson of Raleigh, North Carolina as Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in this multidistrict litigation (“MDL”). This case involves 32 cases filed in 29 states alleging that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring does not meet the advertised abrasion rating. Judge Trenga is also presiding over MDL 2627, which involves allegations that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring emits formaldehyde gas in levels which violate California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB”) regulations.
Judge Trenga is also presiding over the related In Re: Lumber Liquidators Chinese-Manufactured Flooring Products Marketing and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2627 (formaldehyde). A copy of the JPML’s Order can be viewed here….