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2010 Minnesota legislative summary

  • Larkin Hoffman
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Lead paint: the court throws the rental market into turmoil

  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

New lead-based paint regulations for pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 28 2010

On April 22, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (the LRRP Rule) went into effect

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Chinese drywall - Senate bill could facilitate effecting service of process on foreign defendants

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2009

Legislation recently introduced in the United States Senate could help homeowners haul foreign manufacturers of allegedly defective Chinese drywall into court

A lender's guide to Chinese drywall

  • Williams Mullen
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  • USA
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  • December 6 2010

With the explosion of foreclosures over the last few years, lenders have become owners of commercial and residential properties in greater numbers than ever before

Chinese drywall prompts CPSC guidance

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 9 2010

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has received over 3,000 reports from homeowners in 37 states who believe they have problem drywall in their homes