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Resolving Disputes Regarding Value of the Loss through the Appraisal Process

by Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC on

With an increase in storm damage events throughout the Midwest, insurers are becoming increasingly frugal when adjusting storm damage losses. In the past, disputes regarding the value of the loss typically involved...more

New Requirements Under MCIOA: Preventative Maintenance Plans and Construction Defect Claims

by Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC on

Important changes to Minnesota law were recently made that will affect real estate developers, builders, associations and unit owners. Minnesota Statutes Chapter 515B, the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (“MCIOA”),...more

Hot Topics in Commercial Real Estate Winter 2017

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

Arnall Golden Gregory’s Retail Industry Team would like to thank those that joined us for our Annual Breakfast Briefing “Hot Topics for Commercial Property Owners and Managers” on November 29, 2016. We hope that you found the...more

CFPB Publishes Semi-Annual Rulemaking Agenda

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Just in time for the holidays, the CFPB released its Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda on Friday, November 20. The agenda does not include any major surprises, but it does slightly revise the projected timeline for several highly...more

A House of a Different Color: The Changing Role of Appraisal Panels

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Minnesota’s severe weather season is here. With that season comes the possibility of hail, heavy rain, lightning, and other weather-related threats that can quickly result in serious property damage to residential and...more

Nonresidential Condominium Bill Becomes Law

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Last week Governor Rick Scott signed into law SB 440, which became Chapter 2014-14 of Florida Laws. This bill removes the requirements imposed on residential condominiums under the Florida Condominium Act regarding elections...more

Summary of Amendments to RI Foreclosure Mediation Regulation

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

This alert will discuss the Mediation Law and some of its unanticipated consequences, as well as the latest amendments to Banking Regulation 5. The latest amendments contain helpful clarification and guidance for...more

New Jersey Establishes a Mediation Program for Open Superstorm Sandy Insurance Claims, Notice of Which Must Be Provided to...

by Cozen O'Connor on

New Jersey has now joined New York in instituting a voluntary mediation program for insured victims of Superstorm Sandy with “open and unresolved first-party insurance claims.” The program became operative with the issuance...more

New York Promulgates Emergency Mediation Regulation for Storm Sandy Claimants

New York licensed insurers are now required to participate in nonbinding mediations with certain Storm Sandy claimants who have disputed or unresolved claims. Insurers are required to send notices of the mediation option at...more

Dispute Resolution Boards: Understanding Their Form, Function and Benefits

There is a growing trend in Construction leaning towards “preventative law” in the shape of what is referred to as Dispute Resolution Boards (“DRB”), resulting in saving time, project costs, and legal fees both during and...more

Arbitration of Construction Defect Claims Against Developer and General Contractor

by Polsinelli on

Denver District Court orders arbitration of construction defect claims in Glass House Residential Association v. Alta Riverfront LLC et al, no. 2012CV1531....more

Under Construction - Fall 2012

by Snell & Wilmer on

In This Issue: - Letter from the Editor - California Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Construction Defect Case - Colorado News: Designation of Non-Parties at Fault in Construction Defect Cases...more

Graphics to Help You Better Build Your Construction Case

by Cogent Legal on

In construction litigation, almost every description—from Aggregate, Beater Bars and Canusa wraps, to Wonderboard, Yokes and Z-bars—involves specialized language of the trade that must be made understandable. Visual aids...more

How to Create the Most Effective Demonstratives for Real Estate Cases

by Cogent Legal on

At Cogent Legal, real estate and land use cases are among our favorite to support. They can offer up rich and tangible imagery to shape for jury scrutiny. Not surprisingly, trial teams for such cases, on occasion, come to us...more

Oregon Legislature Changes Non-Judicial Foreclosure Procedures Governor Expected to Sign SB 1552 B Into Law

by Lane Powell PC on

The Oregon Legislature approved Senate Bill 1552 on March 5, 2012, which will require mortgage lenders to meet new requirements to effectuate a non-judicial foreclosure, including mandatory mediation. Additionally, it will...more

GMA Condo Alert! (2011 Condo Conference edition)

by Chris Jaglowitz on

Each of the 1,000+ attendees at the spectacular ACMO/CCI-T Condominium Conference earlier this month received a complimentary copy of the Conference Edition of our Condo Alert! newsletter in their delegate bag. In case you...more

GMA Condo Alert! (Fall 2011 edition)

by Chris Jaglowitz on

This edition of GMA Condo Alert features pieces on: - Complying with the AODA Customer Service Standard; - Unraveling the mystery of mediation....more

The Map of the Iceberg of Toxic Foreclosure/Richard F. Kessler

by Richard Kessler on

The inappropriate use of toxic documents which has become the subject of extensive media coverage is only the tip of the iceberg of toxic foreclosure, what some legal experts describe as a fundamentally-flawed and...more

16 Types of Toxic Documents which Impewde Foreclosure

by Richard Kessler on

A great deal of media attention has been given to "Robo-signing" where a person improperly signs a document filed in court including forging a notarization or authenticating a debt by affidavit where the affiant has no...more

Collyer Bristow LLP Construction Update

by Jane Hughes on

Here is the latest of Collyer Bristow's regular updates on Construction Law. Press Ctrl to click through to the articles. For further information visit www.collyerbristow.com or email Jane Hughes at...more

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