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March 2014

February 17, 2010 - Richard Lewis of Hausfeld LLP and other attorneys on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the Chinese Manufactured Drywall MDL successfully argued a Daubert motion which lead to the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon striking significant parts of the remediation plan proposed by Knauf. Click here to read the February 17, 2010 Daubert Order.

April 8, 2010 - Hausfeld LLP attorney Richard Lewis was trial counsel and succeeded in obtaining full remediation relief for Virginia homeowners whose homes were damaged by Chinese drywall. The Court also awarded the homeowners damages for personal property. Click here to read the April 8, 2010 Order.

January 17, 2013 - Richard Lewis of Hausfeld LLP along with the Plaintiffs Steering Committee have accomplished four class settlements involving Venture Supply Chinese Drywall, used primarily in Virginia. The settlements total $17.4 million dollars. Preliminary approval was granted on January 17, 2013. Click here to read the January 17, 2013 Preliminary Approval Order.

July 9, 2013 – Richard Lewis of Hausfeld LLP, along with the Plaintiffs Steering Committee, succeeded in securing final approval of four class settlements totaling $17.4 million involving Venture Supply Chinese Drywall, used primarily in Virginia. Click here to read the July 9, 2013 Final Approval Order.

Richard Lewis of Hausfeld LLP serves as of counsel to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC). The PSC has tried several Chinese Drywall cases successfully and there are now several multi-million dollar settlements before the Court for approval including the Knauf KPT Settlement; the Global Settlement including builders, suppliers, installers and their insurers nationwide; and the Venture Supply Chinese Drywall settlements involving mainly Virginia builders, suppliers, installers and their insurers.
 

Practice Areas: Deceptive Business Practices and Consumer Protection, Mass Torts

 

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Related Press Releases

» First Chinese Drywall Class Actions Filed in Virginia and North Carolina

 

Supporting Documents

» March 24, 2009 Florida Chinese Drywall Complaint (PDF)
» May 1, 2009 Virginia Chinese Drywall Complaint (PDF)
» May 15, 2009 North Carolina Chinese Drywall Complaint (PDF)
» April 8, 2010 Order (PDF)
» February 17, 2010 Daubert Order (PDF)
» January 17, 2013 Preliminary Approval Order (PDF)
» July 9, 2013 Final Approval Order (PDF)

 

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