Progress towards LRA Grants for Drywall Victims…But We’re Not There Yet

Those living with Chinese Drywall in Louisiana received good news today about the Louisiana Recovery Authority's efforts to grant them financial relief.   While the news is good, the program is not complete and the funds aren't quite ready to be distributed. A few weeks ago, the Louisiana Recovery Authority set aside $5 million for Chinese […]

Is the Avalanche of Lawsuits Against Builders Imminent?

Wolfe Law Group's own Scott Wolfe, Jr. provides the leading quote in a recent article from HousingZone.com:   Homeowners Increasing Suing Local Builders.   Scott gave this quote to the publication: The best and quickest way to get the drywall out is to go after the builder, who ultimately has to live up to his warranty.   If […]

More Contractors Sought in New Orleans?

Over the weekend, the New Orleans Times Picayune had some promising news for contractors in the area, and even out-of state laborers and contractors: Over the next several months, the Army Corps of Engineers plans to advertise three dozen construction contracts that could cost upwards of $3 billion -- more than it has spent since […]

Times Picayune Reports that Louisiana Homeowners Turning to Builders for Chinese Drywall Recovery

On the Chinese Drywall Blog, we've frequently  forecasted that homeowners will begin bringing suit directly against their builders for Chinese Drywall recovery. This morning, the New Orleans Times Picayune reported that this is beginning to happen. The article, titled Homeowners saddled with tainted Chinese Drywall are increasingly suing local builders for damages, suggests that "Louisiana […]