Welcome to the Information Website for Monier Tiles Class Action

If you own a home in California with Monier roofing tiles, you may be entitled to receive compensation

This Court-Ordered Website arises out of a class action lawsuit involving slurry-coated roofing tiles that were manufactured by Monier Inc. At trial, a jury determined that qualifying homeowners are entitled to damages in the amount of $3,705. Qualifying commercial property owners are entitled to $400 or more. A notice was sent out to inform you of your right to submit a claim for compensation in a Claims Process overseen by the Superior Court of California. This Website is only a summary. For additional information, including a Detailed Notice that fully describes this Claim Process, please review the Documents Page.

This Court-Ordered Website arises out of a class action lawsuit involving slurry-coated roofing tiles that were manufactured by Monier Inc. At trial, a jury determined that qualifying homeowners are entitled to damages in the amount of $3,705. Qualifying commercial property owners are entitled to $400 or more. This Website is only a summary.

Who is eligible for a payment?

All owners of homes or commercial properties in the State of California, or previous owners of homes or commercial properties with Monier tiles sold between January 1, 1978 and August 14, 1997 (“Qualifying Tiles”), or previous owners of homes or commercial properties with Monier tiles sold during that same period, may be entitled to compensation. Homeowners may be entitled to receive $3,705 per home, and commercial property owners may be entitled to receive $400 for every 30 roofing squares.

How is the Class defined?

The Court created two classes that overlap and they are defined as follows:

  • UCL CLASS: (i) all individuals or entities in the State of California who own structures with slurry-coated roof tiles sold by Monier Company, Monier Roof Tile, Inc., or Monier Inc. between January 1, 1978, and August 14, 1997 (the “Tiles”); and (ii) all California individuals and entities who paid to replace or repair such Tiles. Membership in the Class is limited to those who, prior to purchasing or obtaining their Monier roof tile product, were exposed to a statement along the lines that the Tiles would have a 50 year life, permanent color, or would be maintenance free. The Class excludes the trial judge and his family, and defendants and their counsel.
  • CLRA CLASS: (i) all individuals in the State of California who own, for personal, family or household use, structures with slurry-coated roof tiles sold by Monier Company, Monier Roof Tile, Inc., or Monier Inc. between January 1, 1978, and August 14, 1997 (the “Tiles”); and (ii) all California individuals who owned such homes for personal, family or household use and who paid to replace or repair such Tiles. Membership in the Class is limited to those who, prior to purchasing or obtaining their Monier roof tile product, were exposed to a statement along the lines that the Tiles would have a 50 year life, permanent color, or would be maintenance free. The Class excludes the trial judge and his family, and defendants and their counsel.

How do I receive a payment?

To qualify for payment, you must (1) own a home with qualifying Monier tiles, and (2) complete and return a claim form further demonstrating that you are entitled to payment. The Claim Form was included with the Notice or downloadable on this website here. Claim Forms must be returned by U.S. Mail as instructed on the forms, postmarked no later than September 17, 2019.

There is a Claims Administrator directly involved in the Claims Process that can answer your questions and assist you in filing your claim. Contact information for the Claims Administrator is listed below.

How can I get more information?

For additional information about your rights in the claim process, or to receive an additional copy of the claim form, please review the FAQ's, call toll-free at 1-877-797-6085, or write to Monier Tile Class Action, P.O. Box 4068, Portland, OR 97208-4068.

Class Counsel have been appointed by the Court to represent the Class. If the Court grants counsels’ their request, those fees and expenses will paid separately by Monier. You do not have to pay any fees or expenses.