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Makers Of FEMA Mobile Homes Near Class Action Settlement
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Companies that manufactured mobile homes for the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Katrina are nearing a settlement to resolve thousands of claims that Gulf Coast storm victims were exposed to potentially dangerous... Read More

$2.6 Million Deal To Settle FEMA Mobile Home Claims
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Companies that manufactured mobile homes for the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Katrina have agreed to pay $2.6 million to resolve thousands of claims that the shelters exposed Gulf Coast storm victims to potentially... Read More

Defendants Prevail In 2nd Formaldehyde Trailer Litigation Bellwether Trial
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by Bill G Lowe

NEW ORLEANS — (Mealey’s) The jury hearing the claims in the second Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer formaldehyde products liability litigation trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana deliberated less... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Resurgent Mold Litigation In Sandy's Wake
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin There is a significant risk that there will be a resurgence of mold claims and mold litigation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Sandy left behind thousands of homes and offices in New York and New Jersey with flood-soaked flooring... Read More

Parties File Joint Motion To Certify Settlement Class In FEMA Trailer Litigation
Posted on 17 Apr 2012 by Bill G Lowe

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) The parties to the multidistrict Federal Emergency Management Agency formaldehyde trailer litigation consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana filed a joint motion April 13 for certification... Read More

5th Circuit Panel Affirms Lack Of Jurisdiction In FEMA Trailer Formaldehyde Suits
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by Bill G Lowe

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) A unanimous Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 23 affirmed summary judgment for the United States against Alabama and Mississippi claimants in the multidistrict Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer formaldehyde... Read More

2nd Circuit: $5M Contingent Payment Pursuant To Sept. 11 Settlement Not Triggered
Posted on 9 Jun 2014 by Jennifer Hans

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 9 found that a lower federal court erred in ordering the WTC Captive Insurance Co. Inc. to make a $5 million first contingent payment pursuant to the settlement of personal... Read More