Fema Trailer Lawsuit Settled For $42.6 Million

More than seven years after Hurricane Katrina, a federal judge in New Orleans has given his final approval to a $42.6 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging that travel trailers provided by the federal government as temporary housing emitted hazardous levels of the toxic chemical formaldehyde.

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  • Louisiana flood victims could get ‘new and improved’ FEMA trailers
    A class-action lawsuit was settled with the trailer manufacturers for $42 million. Fugate called the new models the “gold standard.” Upgrades also include wider hallways, and kitchens and bathrooms that meet federal accessibility standards.
    08/17/2016 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Louisiana flood victims could get ‘new and improved’ FEMA trailers
    A class-action lawsuit was settled with the trailer manufacturers for $42 million. Fugate called the new models the “gold standard.” Upgrades also include wider hallways, and kitchens and bathrooms that meet federal accessibility standards.
    08/17/2016 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Lumber Liquidators: The FEMA Trailer Formaldehyde Lawsuit Comparison
    ... Trailer Lawsuits Probably the most relevant settlement was the class-action lawsuit against FEMA trailer manufacturers that involved 55,000 residents and was settled for $42.6 million. This equals $775 per resident, and I believe that each resident ...
    05/25/2015 - 10:58 pm | View Link
  • Meeting Important FEMA Deadlines: What You Must Know To Preserve Your Rights Under Your Flood Policy
    Also, courts are likely to vigorously enforce the Federal requirement that a formal, signed, sworn and complete (including supporting documentation) Proof of Loss is timely filed prior to a lawsuit ... sets of facts can be settled differently.
    10/19/2014 - 8:27 am | View Link
  • Class-action lawsuit over FEMA trailers built locally coming to an end
    The proposed settlement with the trailer makers was expanded late Monday to include ... against FEMA would be the only formaldehyde-related claims that haven’t been settled or dismissed by the judge, according to lead plaintiffs’ attorney Gerald ...
    05/30/2012 - 12:00 am | View Link
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  • Settlement Reached in Landmark Suit against FEMA
    Louisiana approved a settlement in Brou v. FEMA– a class action lawsuit on which the National Center for Law ... FEMA trailers. The lawsuit was filed
    01/22/2018 - 5:23 am | View Website
  • fema trailer formaldehyde class action settlement
    Judge approves $42.6 million FEMA trailer class action lawsuit settlement over toxic formaldehyde. topclassactions.com. FEMA trailer - Wikipedia
    01/14/2018 - 10:50 pm | View Website
  • Companies propose $14.8 million FEMA trailer settlement
    Close to two dozen trailer manufacturers have reached a tentative settlement for those who were exposed to dangerous chemicals in the trailers provided.
    12/30/2017 - 5:31 pm | View Website
  • FEMA trailers: Shelter, class-action lawsuit
    FEMA trailers: Shelter, class-action lawsuit. ... the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s recovery ... and a class-action settlement with manufacturers ...
    08/25/2015 - 7:58 pm | View Website
  • Lumber Liquidators: The FEMA Trailer Formaldehyde Lawsuit ...
    The FEMA trailer formaldehyde class-action lawsuits were settled for $42.6 million for 55,000 residents. The FEMA trailer formaldehyde levels were much ...
    05/26/2015 - 5:54 am | View Website
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