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New Orleans Construction Product Supplier Settles in Chinese Drywall Suit

The Insurance Journal is reporting a settlement agreement has been reached with a New Orleans, La.-based supplier of tainted Chinese drywall in the multi-district litigation (MDL 2047) over the product. Attorney Russ Herman of the law firm Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, L.L.P., said the settlement with Interior/Exterior and its insurers is the first settlement in the MDL with a major supplier of the Chinese drywall. “Following Court approval, Plaintiffs will proceed to trial later this year against Interior/Exterior’s excess insurers who carry more than $72,000,000 in coverage,” Herman said. You can see the complete article here.
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Loyola selects new dean for the College of Law

Congratulation to Loyola Law School and María Pabón López, J.D., the new dean of the school. After an exhaustive search, Loyola has chosen María Pabón López , professor of law at Indiana University School of Law and an expert in immigrants’ rights. We're excited for this new chapter at Loyola Law School, a powerful institution which has contributed some of the best legal minds to this community, region and country. You can read the full press release here.
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