Drywall PSC Says Report, Payment of Counsel Fees Ties Taishan to Beijing Company
August 15, 2012
NEW ORLEANS — The Plaintiffs Steering Committee has alerted the federal Chinese drywall MDL judge to recently discovered information showing among other things that a Beijing building materials company has paid more than $1.5 million in defense costs related to drywall litigation against Taishan Gypsum. In Re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2047 (E.D. La.).
In a July 30 submission to the MDL court in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the PSC says that the new information supports its contention that there is a corporate connection between Taishan and Beijing New Materials Public Limited ...