July 14, 2024

Three firms related to Cassidy Brothers Concrete Merchandise Ltd have been added as defendants in a landmark Excessive Court docket case for owners affected by the faulty concrete blocks disaster.

Cassidy Brothers Topmix Restricted, Cranford Concrete Restricted and Moyle Plant Restricted at the moment are named as defendants within the six lead instances taken by Faulty Blocks Eire CLG within the Industrial Court docket.

The authorized motion, led by Coleman Authorized, goals to attain a real 100% redress by totally restoring the losses of householders. 

Coleman Authorized say that it was not all the time clear which Cassidys firm provided the faulty constructing merchandise in every particular person case. 

All the firms above, in addition to Cassidy Brothers Concrete Merchandise Restricted, supplied receipts to varied shoppers for the provision of “Cassidys merchandise” in some unspecified time in the future or one other,” mentioned an replace from the authorized staff.

The end result of the six lead instances will decide the 1000’s of extra instances included in a multi-party motion.

Coleman Authorized at the moment are looking into probably the most time and cost-efficient approach of including the three extra Cassidys firms to the remaining instances within the group litigation. Virtually 2,000 owners are included within the mass authorized motion, with the bulk having their charges lined by privately funded by enterprise pursuits in Donegal.

Central to those instances is the declare that Cassidy Brothers Concrete Merchandise Ltd. offered constructing supplies, specifically concrete and blocks, that didn’t meet the requirements for protected development.

Excessive Court docket proceedings have been issued earlier this 12 months towards Cassidy Brothers Concrete Merchandise Ltd, Donegal County Council and the Nationwide Requirements Authority of Eire. As of this month, defences got from DCC and NSAI in every of the lead instances. The Cassidys Defences stay excellent.

In an replace to owners this week, Coleman Authorized mentioned {that a} deliberate inspection of Cassidy’s quarry was delayed by poor climate. The first bodily inspection is now anticipated to happen later this month.

Faulty Blocks Eire CLG, is a not-for-profit organisation based by Buncrana businessmen Adrian Sheridan and Shaun Hegarty. The pair have welcomed the help and endorsement of the Mica Motion Group for its ongoing Excessive Court docket authorized motion.

Extra Cassidys firms added to faulty blocks Excessive Court docket motion was final modified: September ninth, 2023 by Employees Author