A case argued Tuesday at the New Jersey Supreme Court will determine whether homeowners can lodge product liability suits over housing components that cause damage to the house itself.

The plaintiffs in Dean v. Barrett Homes Inc., A-15-09, were turned away by lower courts in their suit alleging that defectively designed siding allowed water to seep through to the interior of their home, causing severe damage.

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