Drywall and Deaths Not Linked, Feds Say
Problem drywall isn't to blame for more than a dozen deaths in Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Virginia. That's the conclusion reached by two recent investigations launched by federal and state health officials, which included an inquiry into a potential link between the deaths of several infants and suspect drywall on the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg (in North Carolina). For more information about these investigations -- including links to the full reports from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission -- check out Nolo's Personal Injury Blog entry Drywall and Deaths Not Linked, CPSC Says.
To learn more about the contaminated China-manufactured drywall that's behind these investigations, read Nolo's article Chinese Drywall Problems: Health Effects and Property Damage from Contaminated Drywall.