Man Can Pursue Stigma Claims Over Chinese Drywall, 5th Circuit Panel Rules

Mealey's (October 5, 2015, 10:10 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The federal judge presiding over litigation stemming from Chinese drywall did not err when denying a motion to enjoin a Florida from pursuing class action claims in Florida state court over the loss of market value of his condominium, a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled, finding that the claims are not subject to two settlements resolving claims over the product (In re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, No. 14-31355, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 17407).

(Opinion available. Document #09-151030-002Z.)...
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