Nicole Sornsin

Nicole Sornsin

Snell & Wilmer

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AZ Court of Appeals Broadly Interprets Persons Entitled to Compensation From Arizona Residential Contractors’ Recovery Fund

It’s not just for homeowners anymore – Arizona Court of Appeals decides a resident of property owned by his trust may still receive compensation from the Arizona Residential Contractors’ Recovery Fund. A recent Arizona...more

6/24/2015 - Appeals Construction Industry Contractors Property Owners Revocable Trusts

Recent Developments in Arizona Construction Law

Notable 2014 Case Law: Bonds - In Ponderosa Fire District v. Coconino County, 235 Ariz. 597 (Ct. App. Ariz. 2014), the Court of Appeals considered whether the County had discretion to decide not to call...more

12/4/2014 - Commercial Bankruptcy Condominiums Construction Contracts Construction Defects Construction Industry Construction Project Eminent Domain Housing Developers Land Developers Mechanics Lien New Legislation Performance Bonds Real Estate Development

Arizona Court of Appeals Renders Two Decisions Affecting Awards of Attorneys’ Fees in Lawsuits to Enforce Mechanics’ Liens

This past month, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued two decisions that could have significant implications for mechanics’ lien claimants....more

4/4/2013 - Attorney's Fees Enforcement Actions Mechanics Lien

Under Construction - December 2012

In This Issue: Letter from the Editor; Colorado Construction Law Developments in 2012; Arizona Court of Appeals Issues Decision Related to the Application of the Statute of Repose and Economic Loss Doctrine for...more

12/31/2012 - Airspace Construction Contracts Construction Cranes Construction Defects Duty to Defend Easements Economic Loss Doctrine Employer Liability Issues Implied Warranty of Habitability Indemnity Agreements Legal Costs Privity of Contract Property Improvements Retroactive Application Statute of Repose Vicarious Liability

Engler v. Gulf Interstate Eng’g, Inc.: Employer Liability for Contractor Employees Working Away from Home

In today’s increasingly mobile construction industry, contractors are frequently involved in projects away from their home office. It is not uncommon for a construction company to send employees to another area and provide...more

12/21/2012 - Employer Liability Issues Split of Authority Vicarious Liability

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