Gastite® and Wardflex® Defective Product Class Action Settlement Maryland Only

Class Eligibility

You are a member of the Settlement Class if, as of March 15, 2017, you own Property in the State of Maryland on which Titeflex’s Gastite® or Ward’s Wardflex® was installed after September 5, 2006, or who after September 5, 2006, purchased Property in which CSST was installed on or before September 5, 2006.

Estimated Amount


There are several subclasses for this settlement. All members are eligible for a third party vendor inspection. Those whose product is deemed to have defects are eligible for a portion of the costs to replace the materials. Some class members whose homes are located in areas that have risk of lightning will receive a subsidy to defray the cost of a lighting protection system

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

James Roy, et al. v. Titeflex Corporation, et al.,
Case No. 384003V
Circuit Court of Montgomery County Maryland

Case Summary

A proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving corrugated stainless steel tubing (“CSST”) manufactured by (1) Titeflex Corporation (“Titeflex”) sold as Gastite® and, (2) Ward Manufacturing, LLC (“Ward”) sold as Wardflex® (“Defendants”). The lawsuit claims that Defendants’ CSST is prone to perforation and possible gas leaks, fire, or explosion when energized by direct and indirect lightning strikes. Defendants deny these allegations and claim that CSST is not defective. There has been no determination of wrongdoing by the Court.

Settlement Pool