Fla. Judge Enters Take-Nothing Judgments Against Plaintiffs in NGC Drywall Cases
July 27, 2012
FT. MYERS, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida has entered judgment in favor of drywall manufacturer National Gypsum Co. (NGC) after ruling that the plaintiffs’ allegations of damage and personal injury caused by the product can no longer be supported by experts called to testify in the case. Brucker, et al. v. Lowe’s Home Centers Inc., et al., No. 10-405; Brincku, et al. v. National Gypsum Co., No. 11-338 (M.D. Fla.).
In decisions filed July 24 in two cases against NGC, Judge John E. Steele of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered a take-nothing ...