KPT Waives Hague Convention Rights In Drywall MDL

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 2:40 PM EST) -- Plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation over Chinese-made drywall have amended their complaint to narrow the named defendants to affiliates of manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co. Ltd., which has agreed to waive its Hague Convention rights if the plaintiffs submit one consolidated omnibus class action complaint.

Jerrold Parker of Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, an attorney for Florida plaintiffs the Campanelli family, said they had amended their complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, dismissing other defendants after inspections found that their home...
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