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Preliminary $55M Settlement Reached With Florida Homeowners In Chinese Drywall Action
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Christopher Bauer

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) Parties in MDL 2047 announced June 14 that a preliminary $55 million settlement has been reached between Florida-based drywall suppliers, their insurers and a proposed class of homeowners whose properties were damaged by tainted... Read More

Florida Homeowners Win Nearly $2.5M In Nation's First Chinese Drywall Jury Trial
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Gerald C. Matics

MIAMI - (Mealey's) A Florida jury on June 18 awarded a couple nearly $2.5 million for damages done to their home by Chinese drywall and held a local distributor mostly responsible, according to published reports ( Armin Seifart, et al. v. Knauf Gips... Read More

Documents: Chinese Drywall Supplier Agreed Not To Discuss Risks
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) A South Florida construction supplier that purchased faulty Chinese drywall made an agreement with the manufacturer not to make any statements regarding the plasterboard's possible smell or health risks, according to court documents released... Read More

Florida Firm OKs $55 Million Chinese Drywall Settlement
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A Miami-based supplier of tainted Chinese drywall agreed in a court filing Tuesday to a $55 million settlement of claims that the corrosive product damaged homes, all or nearly all of them in Florida. The proposed settlement, which... Read More

Florida Judge Certifies Nation's First Chinese Drywall Class Action
Posted on 28 May 2010 by Gerald C. Matics

MIAMI - (Mealey's) A Florida judge on May 27 certified the proposed class of affected homeowners and businesses in a statewide Chinese drywall class action, marking the first such class certification in the country ( Jason Harrell, et al. v. South... Read More