Alabama Lawsuits Claim Formaldehyde Exposure in Travel Trailers

July 2, 2009

A federal lawsujit has been filed by 66 people in Mobile Couty against the manufacturers of travel trailers they say exposed them to dangerous levels of formaldehyde after Hurricane Katrina.

The lawsuits join about 23,000 others that have been filed in Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. The Alabama suits name seven manufacturers, along with contractors who won no-bid contracts to install the trailers.

The suits will be transferred to a federal judge in New Orleans who has been appointed to oversee all travel trailer litigation along the Gulf Coast.

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