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William A. Ruskin: CPSC Regulatory Issues Often Impact Product Liability
Posted on 6 Jan 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By W illiam A. Ruskin Regulatory enforcement by the Consumer Products Safety Commission (“CPSC”) is on the upswing. As product liability litigation and regulatory activities often become entwined, it is all the more important to appreciate... Read More

Chinese Drywall Litigation News: Part I
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Jim Harvey Most in the construction industry are aware of the many claims that have surfaced in the last few years concerning defective drywall originating from China that has resulted in a rash of homeowner claims of property and personal injury... Read More

Understanding Recalls
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Richard P. Console When a consumer product is manufactured there are specific, federal regulations in place to make sure they are safe for the public. This is true of all products from cars and tires to food to lamps-everything needs to be free... Read More

CDC Review Finds No Link Between Chinese Drywall, 11 Deaths
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA — A review provided to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health finds that there is no evidence linking exposure to problem... Read More

Chinese Drywall Litigation News: Part II
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Jim Harvey Many cases are pending in state and federal courts from Virginia through Louisiana over damages caused to homes built with Chinese Drywall. While the Consumer Product Safety Commission continues a massive investigation into the matter... Read More