The number of toxic drywall cases in the United States is on the rise, and there does not appear to be an end in site at this point. Exports from China are to blame for toxic drywall that was used in thousands of homes constructed in southern states during the years of 2005 to 2007.
BusinessWeek recently released a story detailing the toxic drywall problem in the United States. Unfortunately, most people agree that it is not going to be simple for homeowners to collect monetary compensation because many of the builders are now out of business. To go along with this, those who are still in business do not have the records needed to track the toxic drywall from its country or origin.
What is the big deal with toxic drywall? Homeowners who are facing this issue have complained of foul odors coming for their walls. It is also thought that toxic drywall can corrode everything from piping to electrical wires to coils and much more. Although it appears that toxic drywall problems are contained in several states, such as Louisiana, Florida and Georgia, there is no way of knowing if similar problems will begin to come to the forefront in the months to come.
To find more information on toxic drywall you don’t have to look any further than the internet. There are many websites devoted to this problem, and quite a few that are meant to help consumers that have been affected.
If you suspect your home was built with toxic drywall you need to know your legal rights. Do not hesitate to contact the lawyers at The Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C. for a free consultation.