James Hardie awarded $2.1m in costs after winning leaky building case

Claims Funding Australia, which funded a class action lawsuit against building products manufacturer James Hardie, is on the hook for $2.1 million costs award after a group of 153 owners of leaky properties failed to prove their claim that James Hardie’s Harditex fibre cement cladding boards were the cause of leaks and rot in their homes. Read more.