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PCBs in caulking materials
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently settled an enforcement action with The University of Massachusetts System for alleged violations of the Toxic Substance Control Act


Clarification of the economic loss rule may greatly expand tort claims in construction litigation
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The economic loss rule is a judicially-created doctrine that sets forth the circumstances under which a tort action is prohibited if the only damages


Chinese drywall first bellwether trial ongoing
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

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


Chinese drywall Consumer Product Safety Commission finds link between corrosion and Chinese manufactured drywall
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • China, USA
  • November 24 2009

On Monday November 23, 2009, the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") issued a press statement and study results demonstrating a "strong association" between homes with the Chinese manufactured drywall and levels of hydrogen sulfide and corrosion of metals in those homes


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


New lead-based paint regulations for pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Lead-based paint regulatory update: the E.P.A.’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RPR) Rule
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2010

As of April 22, 2010, rental property owners, construction firms, and contractors will need to pay heed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, 40 CFR 745.80 through 40 CFR 745.92


Chinese drywall litigation: how best to protect your company
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2009

Numerous lawsuits have been filed recently in the southeastern United States by homeowners alleging that defective drywall manufactured in China was installed in their houses


The walls are closing in: Chinese drywall issues prompt legislation and litigation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2009

Certain drywall manufactured in China is allegedly defective


Chinese drywall - Senate bill could facilitate effecting service of process on foreign defendants
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2009

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