Homeowners Win Settlement on Drywall

Starting in 2009, some homeowners in Florida began notice noxious fumes coming from the drywall in their homes. It was soon discovered that the problematic drywall had been imported from China, which resulted in a number of...

Florida Family Awarded $2.5 Million Over Defective Drywall

From Bloomberg: A Florida couple suffered $2.5 million in damages as a result of defective drywall from China, a Florida jury found yesterday, helping to set a standard for trials throughout the U.S. In the first jury trial in...

US Lawsuits May Flood China Drywalls

Houses made with drywall produced in China have been plagued with numerous safety and health issues. Now a lawsuit brought by U.S. homeowners is targeting the Chinese drywall sector. From Asia Times: In a 108-page ruling issued...

Chinese Drywall Bills Die in House Committee

A bill proposed by G. Glenn Oder in the Virginia legislature to assist homeowners with problems experienced due to toxic Chinese drywall has died in a House Committee: Oder had proposed a bill that prevented insurance companies...

Chinese Drywall Linked to Corrosion in Homes

Reports in the spring claimed that drywall made in China was causing health problems and corrosion on new buildings in Florida. A federal investigation has looked into the issue and recently issued a report. From the New York...

Chinese Drywall Poses Potential Risks

Another Chinese product safety issue has arisen, that of toxic drywall. At the height of the U.S. housing boom, when building materials were in short supply, American construction companies used millions of pounds of...

Some China-Made Drywall Causing a Stink

More American media are following up on earlier reports that drywall made in China may be emitting noxious fumes into American homes, following the release of a report by the Florida Department of Health. From Good Morning...



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