Outdoor furniture supplier JRA files Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Faced class action lawsuit
-- Casual Living, 6/10/2007 8:36:00 PM
JRA Furniture Industries, an outdoor furniture maker that supplies mass market chains including Kmart and Sears, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week.
Since 2005, the Cerritos, Calif.-based company has faced a class action lawsuit filed by Chicago-based Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates. The suit asserted glass-topped patio furniture JRA Furniture manufactured for the Martha Stewart Everyday brand sold at Kmart spontaneously shattered during ordinary use.