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#193607 - 04/09/10 09:11 PM FYI....Chineese Sheetrock Update  
HotLine1  Offline


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Just got this email....

April 9, 2010
Federal Judge in Louisiana Hands Down First Chinese Drywall Verdict

U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon of the Eastern District of Louisiana ordered a Chinese drywall manufacturer, Taishan Gypsum Company, Ltd., to pay seven Virginia families over $2.6 million in remediation damages. Judge Fallon noted "The level of corrosive sulfur gases emitted by Chinese drywall…exceeded the safe level established by recognized standards."

housingzone.com was source of this, additional info at site



Last edited by HotLine1; 04/09/10 09:14 PM.

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#193612 - 04/10/10 02:21 AM Re: FYI....Chineese Sheetrock Update [Re: HotLine1]  
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OK they have a judgment, let's see them collect it. wink

I also wonder why a Louisiana judge is trying a Virginia case? Was the drywall traced to a Louisiana distributor?
That would tend to verify my suspicion that all of this may get traced to a few ship loads that landed in New Orleans and Tampa. That does seem to be ground zero.


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