Recent Chinese Drywall Ruling Gets Attention Around the Globe

Baron & Budd, P.C.’s Kelly Reddell responds based on her experience trying the case In a recent article in the Asia Times, the recent Chinese drywall ruling, awarding damages to several families for the costs of remediating their homes, was called “a bombshell.”  The ruling by United States District Judge […]

Federal lawmakers call toxic Chinese drywall a fire hazard

A bipartisan coalition of federal lawmakers have written the U.S. Fire Administrator (USFA) about their concerns with respect to toxic Chinese drywall creating fire hazards in affected homes.  The group of senators and congressmen from heavily affected states are urging the USFA to help make the public aware of the potential hazards […]

CPSC calls for removal of defective Chinese drywall, affected home systems

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released interim recommendations on April 2 that homeowners with toxic Chinese drywall should remove and replace the problem drywall.  Additionally, homeowners should replace affected household systems such as electrical wiring, gas pipes, sprinkler systems, and smoke alarms.  The CPSC is also investigating […]

Virginia governor urged to request FEMA for Chinese drywall help

There has been a lot of media attention on the problem of Chinese drywall along the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast states.  The problem reaches much further that the coastal areas, however; and other states are paying increasing attention to the financial and potential health cost of Chinese drywall on their citizens. […]
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