April 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-80714, S.D. Fla.)
January 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Reliance Worldwide Corp. and Home Depot for allegedly misleadingly marketing SharkBite water heater connectors as reliable, leak-free, and easy to use when, according to plaintiffs, the rubber lining in the connector prematurely deteriorates due to a defect, which causes damage to plumbing and appliances and contaminates water. (Montag et al v. Reliance Worldwide Corp. and Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Case No. 102117805, Florida State Court – Palm Beach County)
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