California Court of Appeal Opens Doors for Construction Defect Claims Outside of the Right to Repair Act
The Florida Supreme Court has accepted review of a Third District case involving whether a party waives a challenge to a fundamentally inconsistent verdict by failing to object before the jury is discharged. See Coba v....more
The Food and Drug Administration is considering some very important changes to its internal rules that would help to eliminate a loophole in accountability for defective drugs. Under current law, only the brand name...more
Valentine S. Hoy and Timothy M. Hutter discuss a recent California Court of Appeal ruling that found SB800 (Civil Code sections 895 through 945.5, the "Right to Repair Act") is not the only remedy for construction defect...more
In August, NHTSA adopted numerous amendments to its recall and early warning reporting (EWR) regulations. (See 78 Federal Register 51382 (Aug. 20, 2013)). Several of these amendments – which impact all vehicle and equipment...more
As part of recent amendments to the Delaware General Corporations Law (DGCL), two new sections were added to the DGCL to facilitate the ratification of so-called “defective corporate acts” that would otherwise be invalid due...more
The Eastern District of Virginia dismissed a False Claims Act complaint brought by the government and a whistleblower, finding that the government failed to adequately plead that it relied on allegedly false marksmanship...more
With age or a degenerative condition, many people suffer from hip pain. When less invasive treatment options fail, hip replacement or resurfacing may be suggested to alleviate pain and restore mobility....more
When purchasing a home, the purchaser should be aware that the doctrine of “Caveat Emptor” or “let the buyer beware” generally applies to the sale of a property. The purchaser has an obligation to inspect the property and to...more
A global economy means product manufacturers should take a broader perspective when addressing issues related to product liability.
“They have always had to worry about warnings and product defect issues, but now with...more
Neiman v. Leo A. Daly Co.
COURT OF APPEAL, SECOND DISTRICT (October 30, 2012)
The “completed and accepted” doctrine prevents contractors from being held liable for injuries to third parties resulting from a condition...more
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