Remediating Chinese Drywall — How Much And Why

Law360, New York (May 13, 2010, 12:24 PM EDT) -- In the last year, hundreds of homeowners filed lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors, builders and insurers based on the installation of Chinese-manufactured drywall. While most agree there is a problem, the cause, scope and severity of the issue remain the topic of intense debate. Furthermore, until the exact cause of the problem and its potential implications can be pinpointed, the effectiveness of proposed solutions will remain an area of contention.

The housing boom that kicked off in the middle of this decade, combined with the rebuilding that...
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