Who is Eligible to File a Claim?

Anyone Who Has Purchased or Is in the process of purchasing a home constructed with Weyerhaeuser’s TJI Joists with Flak Jacket Protection on or after December 1, 2016.

What is the problem?

The TJI joists were manufactured using formaldehyde. People who have these TJI Joists in their homes have reported that the TJI Joists produce a strong pickle-like odor, causing severe physical reactions, including nausea, headaches, difficulty breathing, and stinging and tearing eyes.

According to Jason Ochs, “To date Weyerhaeuser has proposed “coating” the joists but we believe the only safe option is complete removal and replacement which is what we intend to seek in all cases of ours, plus additional compensation for exposure where applicable.   Many states have strict disclosure laws when selling a house which is another reason we want removal and replacement because of very real risk that simply coating will not be satisfactory (and further reduce value) of any home sold in future that only has coating.”

How to File Your Claim

Homeowners with the Flak Jacket Floor joists have been advised by their homebuilders to immediately move out of their homes.

The Nelson Law Firm is currently representing homeowners with individual claims whose homes were constructed with floor joists that use the Weyerhaeuser product known as Flak Jacket®. This product contains formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. Complete the form on this page or contact the Nelson Law Firm today at 303-954-4018

DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, sign a release unless and until it has been reviewed by a competent attorney.

Affected Home Locations include:

"The product is present in the basements of approximately 2,200 houses in various stages of construction"
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Delaware
  • Arkansas
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Minnesota
  • New York

Builders involved in constructing these homes include:

  • CalAtlantic Homes
  • Carrier Homes
  • Gerber Homes
  • Great Traditions
  • Homes By Whittaker (also known as New Town Homebuilders)
  • Infinity Homes
  • KB Homes
  • K. Hovnanian Homes
  • Lennar
  • Mattamy Homes
  • Procacci Development Company
  • Pulte Homes
  • Richmond American Homes
  • Shea Homes
  • Toll Brothers
  • Village Homes
  • Westport

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