Merit Settlement

Date for Filing a Claim has Expired

Under the MERIT CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT, owners of homes built by Merit Development, Inc., d/b/a Merit Homes, Kenneth Babcock and John McCormac had the potential availability of benefits as they relate to the Slab Repair/Slab Replacement of their basement slab due to expansive soils. Also, a Payment in Lieu was available rather than the owner opting for the right to receive a payment toward slab repair/replacement.

More detailed and precise terms of the Settlement are available as outlined in the 1997 Civil Action No. 95 CV 1417-5 at the Boulder District Court.

The court appointed Claims Administrator, William R. Peterson is available for questions by email at

The Merit Settlement finalized on December 4, 2003. No additional claims may be submitted.