National Gypsum, Lowe's Can't Shake Drywall Claims

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 3:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has let stand the core product liability claims in a putative class action against National Gypsum Co. and Lowe’s HIW Inc., but he trimmed claims for breach of implied warranties and unjust enrichment in connection with the allegedly defective drywall.

On Tuesday, Judge David G. Campbell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona rejected National Gypsum and Lowe’s bid to dismiss the negligence and product liability claims but snipped the other two counts facing the American drywall manufacturer and the...
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