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CDC Says Chinese Drywall Responsible for Health Problems

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study on Friday that for the first time links some health problems to drywall fabricated in China. However, the report is somewhat disappointing for those who have suffered from living in homes with this type of drywall. After four years of waiting for the Federal [...]

Millions in Damages Sought for Toxic, Dangerous Chinese Drywall

As reported by Pilot Online, seven separate Hampton Road families are suing for $2.6 million in damages due to a hazardous Chinese drywall that was used in their homes. The families are but several of the thousands of Americans who are attempting to recover compensation from the toxic, dangerous construction material. The drywall, which was [...]

Virginia Families Continue Forward with Chinese Drywall Case

Seven families from the state of Virginia continue to fight for compensation related to Chinese drywall that was installed in their home. On October 9, 2013, the New Orleans 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear their argument against Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. The goal of the hearing is to determine if [...]

Chinese drywall settlement between Virginia Beach based builder and insurance companies

A builder and two insurance companies recently settled a federal lawsuit involving 74 local homes with defective Chinese drywall

Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan losses 2 hearings in Virginia

Norfolk and Virginia Beach Circuit Court Judges entered default judgments against the Chinese manufacturer, Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd., which sold defective Chinese drywall to the US.

Chinese Drywall Settlement for Gulf States

A settlement between the drywall manufacturer Knauf Group and homebuilders who used defective Chinese drywall will result in hundreds of homes being repaired in Gulf states.

Virginia homeowners still battling Chinese drywall problems

Chinese drywall battle in Virginia: After 2 years, more than 170 Hampton Roads homeowners are still fighting the Chinese drywall battle. Since many have sold their homes, lost them to foreclosure or bankruptcy. Many who have sold their homes were only able to receive less than half of what they paid.

The Chinese drywall investigation in China

According to an article published on ProPublica entitled “China Plays Tug-of-War with U.S. Inspectors over Drywall,” the United States’ investigation of defective Chinese drywall has been an everlasting “tug-of-war” battle between US investigators and the Chinese manufacturers and their government. It has even gone as far as a Chinese official attempting to force a piece of the drywall from an American inspector’s grasp.

Habitat for Humanity homes w/ Chinese drywall in New Orleans to be gutted

An estimated 170 homes, built by Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina victims, contain defective Chinese drywall. These homes will be gutted and rebuilt for each resident.

Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum Co. responds to lawsuit

Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd, the Chinese drywall manufacturer that was ordered to pay $2.6 million in damages to seven Virginia homeowners, has for the first time yesterday responded to the lawsuit with an appeal. This response has renewed hope that the company may eventually pay these damages.