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  • Preliminary approval for Chinese drywall settlement Wednesday, January 11, 2012 � by jg

    Associated Press: A Chinese drywall manufacturer has agreed to pay for repairs of about 4,500 homes ruined by contaminated product in a settlement that would also cover health problems stemming from the drywall.

  • Homeowners win settlement in Chinese drywall case Wednesday, June 15, 2011 � by jg

    Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Banner Homes has agreed to pay $54.5 million to repair homes tainted with the corrosive material.

  • Homeowners struggle to get compensation for Chinese drywall Monday, September 20, 2010 � by jg

    New York Times: “Most insurance companies have yet to pay a dime. Only a handful of home builders have stepped forward to replace the tainted drywall. Help offered by the government has not addressed the core problem of replacing the drywall.”

  • Settlements expected in Chinese drywall case in Florida Wednesday, June 23, 2010 � by jg

    Miami Herald: A homebuilder and a real estate company are expected to pay a total of more than $6 million to settle a class action suit over the use of defective Chinese drywall in South Florida houses.

  • Jury says Florida company knowingly sold defective Chinese wallboard Monday, June 21, 2010 � by jg

    Daily Business Review: A Miami couple was awarded almost $2.5 million after their house was ruined by gas emitted by drywall.

  • Chinese drywall trial opens in Miami Thursday, June 10, 2010 � by jg

    (Miami) Daily Business Review: Documents show a Miami distributor of Chinese drywall told the manufacturer it would keep quiet about any health or odor problems resulting from the drywall.

  • Homebuilder knew–but didn’t disclose–health risks of Chinese drywall Monday, June 7, 2010 � by jg

    Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Officials at WCI Communities “were worried as early as 2006 about the potential health effects of the odor” emanating from Chinese drywall used in homes but never told its customers.