Taishan Gypsum Appeals $2.6M Chinese Drywall Ruling

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT) -- On the hook for $2.6 million in damages, Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. has challenged the judgment in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, marking the company's first response to the multidistrict litigation over the allegedly faulty building material.

Taishan, reportedly owned by the Chinese government, filed a notice of appeal Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, representing the first time the company has acknowledged the consolidated drywall litigation since it got under way in...
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