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Magnuson-Moss won’t cover a manufactured home in the Sixth Circuit
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

When is a “home” a “house” and not covered by federal consumer protection law? According to a split Sixth Circuit decision issued last week, when a


Class action round-up - fall 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After


Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and


Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends removal of all Chinese drywall
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2010

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently recommended that consumers whose homes were built using certain Chinese-made drywall have their homes gutted as a safety precaution


Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss


USEPA penalizes well-known company for lead paint violations
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

Although not a high profile regulatory program, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) continues to target high profile entities


Vermiculite regulation update
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

New York City building owners and tenants are required, prior to any significant demolition or alteration work, to perform environmental testing to


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


Recast smoke alarm requirements
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

On August 27, 2013, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signed into law Senate Bill 745 recasting smoke alarm requirements: Listing Smoke Alarms


PCBs in building caulking beware the enforcer
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

A recent enforcement case in USEPA Region I highlights the continuing regulatory risks posed to commercial property owners by building materials containing polychlorinated bi-phenyls