Texas district sues artificial turf firm for more than $1 million

Thursday, June 12, 2014

After a four-year turf war, the Arlington school district is suing the company that invented grasslike artificial turf for more than $1 million.

The district recently filed a lawsuit in a Tarrant County district court against FieldTurf USA Inc., and FieldTurf Tarkett USA Holdings, Inc. for artificial turf installed in 2007 at Sam Houston High School’s Wilemon Field and Lamar High School’s Cravens Field.

The lawsuit states that the outdoor artificial turf fields “proved to be defective and failed” as early as 2010.

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