Drywall MDL Plaintiffs Seek Solidary Liability Ruling in Trial Against North River
July 27, 2012
NEW ORLEANS — Federal Chinese drywall MDL Judge Eldon E. Fallon has taken under advisement a motion by plaintiffs to apply the solidary liability rule to redhibition claims asserted against sellers of the allegedly defective product. In Re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2047 (E.D. La.).
Judge Fallon heard argument on the issue July 26 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, where a November trial is scheduled to determine North River Insurance Co.’s obligation to cover damages arising from claims against Interior Exterior Building Supply Co.
North River issued excess policies to Interior Exterior ...
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