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HERNANDEZ et al v. ARCH SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY et al

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Case Number: 
2:10-cv-03676 Search Pacer
Opposing Party: 
Hernandez et al
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
Eastern District of Louisiana
Date Filed: 
Oct 15 2010

"15. The Named Plaintiffs residing or living in travel trailers, park modesl, and mobile homes...in the State of Louisiana were provided these housing units by FEMA after the landfalls of Hurricane Katrina and/or Rita in September of 2005.
19. The residence of each Named Plaintiff was rendered inhabitable following Hurricanes Katrina and/or Rita, leaving each plaintiff homeless and in need of housing assistance.
20. FEMA contracted with the Manufacturing Defendants... ...to purhase thousands of the housing units, primarily travel trailers, for provisions to the Named Plaintiffs as temporary housing.
21. On information and belief, Manufacturing Defendants expedited production of these housing units, and, on information and belief, resorted to using substandard materials and/or employing irregular practices during the manufacturing process, all of which resulted in the housing units occupied by each Named Plaintiff containing higher than normal levels of formaldehyde."

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