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Baha Mar chairs: 'CCA reneged on making us whole' | The Tribune - Bahamas Tribune

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:54

Baha Mar chairs: 'CCA reneged on making us whole' | The Tribune
Bahamas Tribune
The Florida supplier at the centre of the Baha Mar 'completion' controversy yesterday hit back by accusing the project's main contractor of reneging on promises ...

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Sarah Kleiner - Center for Public Integrity

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:40

Sarah Kleiner
Center for Public Integrity
In 2015, as a reporter for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, Kleiner's series about the lasting effects of toxic Chinese drywall received top awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and Society of American Business Editors ...

Fiscal Recklessness Undermines National Security - Patriot Post

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:08

Patriot Post

Fiscal Recklessness Undermines National Security
Patriot Post
More important, the Trump administration has to disabuse itself of any notions that China, absent effective pressure, will do anything to mitigate the behavior of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea not only represents the quintessential cat's ...

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Swiss researchers are building a high-tech house | Construction Dive - Construction Dive

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:28

Swiss researchers are building a high-tech house | Construction Dive
Construction Dive
A team of researchers from ETH Zurich are joining industry partners to digitally design and build a three-story, 2,152-square-foot house, according to the ...

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Buy American: Compelling Reasons - A Magazine of American Culture

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 13:30

A Magazine of American Culture

Buy American: Compelling Reasons
A Magazine of American Culture
Even apart from these considerations, though, there increasingly is another compelling reason to buy American: American is better, as those whose pets died from eating Chinese-made pet treats or whose homes were ruined by Chinese-made drywall can ...

Drywall Trucks Market 2021: Import-Export, Industry Chain Structure and Development Opportunities - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 18:28

Drywall Trucks Market 2021: Import-Export, Industry Chain Structure and Development Opportunities
satPRnews (press release)
Drywall Trucks Market report provides key statistics on the market status of the Drywall Trucks Manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the Drywall Trucks Industry. The Drywall Trucks ...

Hold That Breath — Fungus Goes Airborne Easier Than We Thought - Invisiverse

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 18:58

Invisiverse

Hold That Breath — Fungus Goes Airborne Easier Than We Thought
Invisiverse
Add breathing in your house as another possible danger to your health. If your home is sick, it's possible you could get sick too. The term "sick building syndrome" hit the airwaves years ago as a one size fits all reference to homes and buildings that ...

Man says drywall dust in his car sent him to jail for 90 days - KOAT Albuquerque

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 16:13

KOAT Albuquerque

Man says drywall dust in his car sent him to jail for 90 days
KOAT Albuquerque
Man says drywall dust in his car sent him to jail for 90 days. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to ... OVIEDO, Fla. —. Karlos Cashe spent 90 days in jail after a field test wrongfully identified what says is drywall dust, as cocaine ...
Caught on camera: Man chased, struck by SUV in Walmart parking lot; man and driver chargedWLOS

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Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and ... - WKOW

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:43

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Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and ...
WKOW
Kidnapping charges filed against central Illinois man in connection with the disappearance of a visiting Chinese scholar last seen three weeks ago and who is believed by authorities to be dead.More >>. Kidnapping charges filed against central Illinois ...
Powdered drywall mistaken for cocaine lands innocent Oviedo man behind bars for 90 daysWFTV Orlando

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Polsinelli Nabs Litigation, Arbitration Ace From Hogan Lovells - Law360 (subscription)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:25

Polsinelli Nabs Litigation, Arbitration Ace From Hogan Lovells
Law360 (subscription)
He told Law360 on Friday that one case in particular that stood out over his career involved a Chinese drywall company in the center of thousands of cases in multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Spano praised the judge and the ...

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Chinese companies in US face legal peril - Global Times

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:34

Global Times

Chinese companies in US face legal peril
Global Times
The most famous legal cases that made Chinese companies plaintiffs in the US so far may have been those against toxic drywall manufacturers a few years ago. But the plaintiffs in those cases only interacted with the American people and authorities via ...

The building boom in big Treasure Valley office buildings is about to end - Idaho Statesman

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:23

Idaho Statesman

The building boom in big Treasure Valley office buildings is about to end
Idaho Statesman
Commercial construction in Downtown Boise had barely started to rebound from the Great Recession when the Gardner Co. decided in 2012 that the time had come to think big. Gardner executives liked the area's swelling population and pent-up demand, ...

Police: Scranton man choked girlfriend - Scranton Times-Tribune

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:58

Police: Scranton man choked girlfriend
Scranton Times-Tribune
During their argument, DeJesus grabbed Crespo and slammed her into a wall, which caused the drywall to break, before dragging her to a bed and choking her with both hands, police said. DeJesus is charged with simple assault and harassment. He is being ...

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Knauf Plasterboard avoids second punitive damage ruling - Florida Record

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 02:27

Florida Record

Knauf Plasterboard avoids second punitive damage ruling
Florida Record
WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court recently ruled that a trial court misread a statute when it ruled against a Chinese drywall manufacture in a punitive damages dispute. On June 7, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled that Knauf ...

Mental Illness Becomes Major Issue in Legal Community - Law.com (subscription)

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 18:45

Mental Illness Becomes Major Issue in Legal Community
Law.com (subscription)
He played high-profile roles in the BP oil spill and Chinese drywall multidistrict litigation, consumer class actions and wrongful death cases. Depression and mental illness in the legal profession are not uncommon, and documented evidence suggests ...

Mental Illness Becomes Major Issue in Legal Community | Daily ... - Daily Business Review (registration)

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 23:07

Daily Business Review (registration)

Mental Illness Becomes Major Issue in Legal Community | Daily ...
Daily Business Review (registration)
The death by suicide of prominent Miami trial attorney Ervin Gonzalez has brought into focus the issue of mental illness in the legal community.

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Canada looks to China to rescue softwood lumber - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 20:42

The Globe and Mail

Canada looks to China to rescue softwood lumber
The Globe and Mail
In a nearby conference building, part of a Tianjin ecodistrict that is a $2.5-billion showcase for green urban development and is supported by the Canadian government, strips of drywall have been cut out to expose thick wooden wall timbers, also ...

Noted South Florida Litigator Ervin Gonzalez Dies at 57 - Daily Business Review (registration)

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:51

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Noted South Florida Litigator Ervin Gonzalez Dies at 57
Daily Business Review (registration)
Gonzalez, who played substantive roles in the BP oil spill and Chinese drywall multidistrict litigation and plaintiffs class actions, died Thursday at home in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade police said. A representative of Coral Gables firm Colson Hicks ...
Powerhouse Litigator Found Dead In His Home In Suspected SuicideAbove the Law
Top Miami civil lawyer Ervin Gonzalez found dead at his homeMiami Herald

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IN DEPTH: When will we see some of billionaire's West Palm projects? - MyPalmBeachPost

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 18:02

MyPalmBeachPost

IN DEPTH: When will we see some of billionaire's West Palm projects?
MyPalmBeachPost
The 10-year-old building underwent substantial renovation because it was built with Chinese drywall that turned out to be toxic. Because it was purchased at a discount, he plans to rent out the building at rates competitive with nearby apartments now ...

Trump Knows Exactly What He's Doing: Tom Barrack on the President - Bloomberg

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:00

Bloomberg

Trump Knows Exactly What He's Doing: Tom Barrack on the President
Bloomberg
And he has the drywall contractor come in, he has the plumber come in, he has electrical. Today, you walk into the White ... And the Chinese president thinks that must be some other form of dessert, locked and loaded. He's saying, “What could this be?”.