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In Oxbow Constr., LLC v. Eight Judicial Dist. Ct., 2014 Nev. LEXIS 109, 130 Nev. Adv. Rep. 86 (Nev. Oct. 16, 2014), the Nevada Supreme Court considered issues regarding class-action certification and the availability of...more
When faced with a subrogation loss involving a new or fairly new house, and a potential construction defect that caused the loss, one of the first things to look for is how warranties can help or hurt your case. Did the...more
While workers' compensation benefits will work to cover the medical expenses and lost wages that an Alabama worker encounters following a workplace accident or injury, this is not the only source of compensation available in...more
Originally published in Colorado Construction & Design Magazine. (2012).
Colorado law imposes deadlines on when defect claims may be asserted. How, when and to whom these deadlines apply has been historically less than...more
According to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Berkshire Medical Center, Inc. v. U.W. Marx, Inc., an owner is at some point legally entitled to run out of patience, at least where defective work is concerned....more
The S.C. Supreme Court has clarified the issue of CGL coverage for damages associated with construction defects in a way that should prove helpful to contractors and owners.
As you may know, in January 2011 the SC...more
If you are engaged in general contracting and think you have shifted the risk of non-payment by the owner to your subcontractors you should review this article. At least in Texas, unless the contract makes it clear with...more
Supreme Court of South Carolina
In Crossmann Communities of North Carolina, Inc. v. Harleysville Mut. Ins. Co., ___ S.E. 2d ___, 2011 WL 93716 (S.C. January 7, 2011), the Supreme Court of South Carolina held that there is...more
In Dean v. Barrett Homes, Inc., A-15, New Jersey Supreme Court (November 15, 2010), the New Jersey Supreme Court significantly narrowed the "economic loss rule" and its corollary, the "integrated product doctrine," when it...more
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