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Construction Workers May Have Been Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Formaldehyde

Hundreds of thousands of construction workers may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of Formaldehyde working on new home construction projects between December 2016 and July of 2017. The exposure is related to the Weyerhaeuser TJI Floor Joists with Flak Jacket protection. Weyerhaeuser, one of the world’s largest lumber distributors, issued a recall on … Continue reading Construction Workers May Have Been Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Formaldehyde

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What to do if you have been evacuated due to Flak Jacket Weyerhaeuser Floor Joist

Homeowners with the Flak Jacket® joists have been advised by their homebuilders to immediately move out of their homes. The following are just some of the steps that should be taken by homeowners who have been displaced because of formaldehyde exposure: The Nelson Law Firm is currently representing homeowners with individual claims whose homes were … Continue reading What to do if you have been evacuated due to Flak Jacket Weyerhaeuser Floor Joist

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Recent Home Buyers May Face Potential Formaldehyde Dangers in their New Homes

Families who purchased new homes in several states are being told to leave their brand new homes over concerns of formaldehyde poisoning, and others expecting to move-in may have to wait an undetermined amount of time. The problem is in the floor, according to Consumer Safety Watch. Weyerhaeuser, one of the world’s largest lumber distributors, … Continue reading Recent Home Buyers May Face Potential Formaldehyde Dangers in their New Homes

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Weyerhaeuser Co. says it will spend $50 million to $60 million to remove or remediate foul-smelling wood in about 2,200 homes

The source of the stink is recent formula change to Flak Jacket coating product that included formaldehyde-based resin. The fire resistant coating was used on wood floor joists in basements. Seattle-based Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) says it has stopped production, sales and shipments of the product and is taking back unused product from consumers. “Most of … Continue reading Weyerhaeuser Co. says it will spend $50 million to $60 million to remove or remediate foul-smelling wood in about 2,200 homes

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$775 Million Pelvic Mesh Settlement Reached to Resolve U.S. Claims

Endo International PLC has agreed to a pelvic mesh settlement to resolve “virtually all known” U.S. vaginal mesh lawsuits over its American Medical Systems (AMS) unit’s defective devices. The company announced the pelvic mesh settlement earlier this week. It indicated that it would reserve an additional $775 million to settle remaining U.S. claims. This brings … Continue reading $775 Million Pelvic Mesh Settlement Reached to Resolve U.S. Claims

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