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$2.6M Deal Struck In Toxic FEMA Trailer MDL

Law360 (January 24, 2011, 3:37 PM EST) -- Dozens of makers of Federal Emergency Management Agency mobile homes used after hurricanes Katrina and Rita have agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle a class of residents' claims they were sickened by high levels of formaldehyde in the homes.

The plaintiffs and the defendants, which include dozens of mobile home manufacturers, filed a joint motion Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seeking approval of the proposed settlement.

The settlement only covers FEMA mobile homes issued to victims of the...
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