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Chinese drywall first bellwether trial ongoing

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2010

The first federal trial in the nationwide Chinese drywall controversy began on February 19th, 2010 in New Orleans and is ongoing

U.S.-made drywall at issue in new class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2010

Mississippi homeowners have filed a putative nationwide class action against an American drywall manufacturer, alleging that the product "emits various sulfide gases andor other chemicals through 'off-gassing' that causes property damage and health hazards

Chinese drywall - manufacturers still refusing to compensate U.S. homeowners

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2011

Inez Tenenbaum, the head of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said this week that the U.S. has not been able to persuade Chinese officials to agree to compensate U.S. homeowners for losses associated with Chinese manufactured drywall

Lead paint: the court throws the rental market into turmoil

  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2011

On October 24, 2011, Maryland’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, issued its decision in Jackson v. Dackman Co., and found that the immunity provisions of The Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act (the “Act”) are unconstitutional

2010 Minnesota legislative summary

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

Liquor stores may offer tastings of beer and spirits in addition to wine under amendments to Minn. Stat. 340A.419

Disclosures regarding lead-based paint : there is a penalty for creativity

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2010

Exposure to lead was first regulated in the workplace environment by the Occupational Safety and Health Administrations in the early 1970's

Chinese Drywall Capitol Hill update - Senate Subcommittee will conduct hearings and house orders study of available property insurance

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2009

The Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance (the “Subcommittee”) will hold the first Congressional hearings on Chinese Drywall on May 21st at 10:30 a.m

Ohio tort reform

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2008

Two significant cases have been decided by the Ohio Supreme Court, both of which presented constitutional challenges to Ohio's 2005 Ohio tort reform law, S.B. 80

Maryland high court strikes down statutory caps on landlords' liability to tenants for lead paint injuries

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2011

Maryland landlords face vastly increased liability for tenants’ claims of lead paint injuries, following a recent decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals

Chinese drywall manufacturer agrees to fund remediation pilot program

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2010

Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company ("Knauf"), has agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in a remediation pilot program