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Lawsuit Filed Over FEMA Trailers

INDIANAPOLIS – There are developments in the FEMA trailer upheaval that I-Team 8 exposed just last month. FEMA is taking the heat, now the heat is on the manufacturers of the trailers and many of them are in Indiana. A lawsuit was filed in federal court in Louisiana this week. Hundreds of hurricane victims claim […]

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Lawsuit targets makers of trailers

More than 500 South Louisiana residents who contend that living in government-issued travel trailers since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita has exposed them to dangerously high levels of formaldehyde have targeted the trailer makers in a federal lawsuit. The suit alleges the manufacturers used substandard materials from foreign countries in a rush to fill Federal Emergency […]

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Local RV manufacturers are facing a class-action lawsuit

(WSBT) Several local RV manufacturers are facing a class-action lawsuit. It centers around government-issued trailers provided to victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana. The suit includes more than 500 people. They claim high levels of formaldehyde in the trailers made many of them sick. "We have four families that lost loved ones. We have […]

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Makers of Katrina Trailers Sued

More than 500 hurricane survivors living in government-issued trailers are suing the manufacturers, claiming their use of substandard materials exposed them to dangerous levels of formaldehyde. The suit seeks to force the manufacturers to remove materials containing formaldehyde from the trailers, the Associated Press reports. The complaint claims the companies ignored usual quality control standards to quickly […]

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Storm Survivors Sue FEMA Trailer Makers Over Toxic Claims

NEW ORLEANS (AP)–More than 500 hurricane survivors living in U.S. government-issued trailers and mobile homes are accusing the manufacturers of using inferior construction materials in a profit-driven rush to build them for the federal government. Thousands of Louisiana residents displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 were exposed to dangerous levels of formaldehyde by […]

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Suit claims trailer makers exposed storm victims to formaldehyde

The suit, filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 500 trailer and mobile home occupants in Louisiana, accuses several trailer manufacturers of using inferior building materials in a profit-driven rush to build trailers for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of Louisiana residents displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita were exposed to […]

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Offshore Firms to Settle Wage Suit

More than a dozen offshore drilling firms have agreed to pay about $75 million to settle and antitrust lawsuit that alleged fixing of offshore laborers' wages and benefits for three decades. Up to 60,000 workers or their estates could be affected. Minor details of the settlement, which was reached last April, were worked out during […]

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University General Hospital sued for alleged fraud

A lawsuit seeking $100 million has been brought against University General Hospital, alleging it defrauded its partners in an Alvin hospital project. ACHDC LLC and Palicio Gate LP brought the lawsuit against University General Hospital LP, University Hospital Systems LLP, UGHS Alvin Hospital Inc. and Skymark Development Co. The suit was filed in the 23rd State […]

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Jury awards BP workers damages in lawsuit

HOUSTON — A federal jury Friday awarded more than $100 million to 10 workers who claimed they were injured in 2007 when a toxic substance was released at BP PLC's Texas City plant. The jurors in Galveston, about 50 miles southeast of Houston, gave each contract worker $10 million in punitive damages. Nine of the […]

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BP Texas City: deja vu all over again

Just days after the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released preliminary findings of its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon accident that showed BP failed to apply lessons from earlier disasters to its offshore operations we now see it didn’t learn them onshore, either. After BP’s explosion at its Texas City refinery in 2005 that killed 15 […]

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