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When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Where: Pines Manor, Edison, NJ
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Litigation over a defect in a newly purchased home, between a builder and homeowner, often leads to expensive and large multi-party lawsuits.
Not only are HB Litigation Conferences an excellent way to learn about recent developments that affect the law of the litigations in which you […]
The Hon. Elihu M. Berle, of the L.A. Superior Court Complex Civil Litigation Panel, will be rounding out the panel of significant California construction […]
Construction defects litigation essentially comes down to the market valuation of the foreshortened life of a damaged building, said John Kilpatrick, Ph.D., MRICS, of […]
Dealing with construction defects litigation often involves finding creative ways to bring money to the table to resolve disputes. Katherine Smith Dedrick of Risk Worldwide spoke at HB's Construction Litigation Leaders' Forum on March 3 in Marina del Rey, Calif., and explained how her firm has used property policies to help resolve [...]
PHILADELPHIA–-April 12, 2010–On April 8, Judge Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, awarded seven Plaintiffs $2,609,129.99 for damage […]
PHILADELPHIA – April 6, 2010 – Insurance disputes continue over who will bare the brunt of remediation costs for the removal of Chinese drywall […]
PHILADELPHIA – March 8, 2010 – Insurance disputes continue to mount over who ultimately will pay the cost of any damage or injury from […]
Mark Katz is a partner with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass in New York. This month he shared his views with HB on […]
Chinese-Made Drywall: A Multi-Defendant, Multi-Claim, Multi-District Litigation Has Litigators Multi-Tasking
By Tom Hagy, HB Litigation Conferences
Based on attendance and buzz at recent legal education programs, mass tort, construction defect and, of course, insurance attorneys […]
Tom Hagy, Publisher
Las Vegas – October 29, 2008 – Just over a month after the Nevada Supreme Court allowed 700 homeowners to […]
This survey of state laws is a quick reference guide that should only be used as a starting point in researching the applicable law to a given situation. Depending on the facts of each situation, there may be additional legal authority which impacts the analysis of a particular case. Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C. is a Hamden, Connecticut law firm that represents policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. Founder & Partner Tracy Saxe is co-chair of the Comprehensive Construction Defect Claims & Coverage Conference taking place Nov. 5-7 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.bvrlegal.com, and go to the “live conferences” section.
Time Limit: 13 years
Real Property: A claim can be brought up to 2 yrs. after cause of action accrues. No relief for cause of action that accrues more than 13 yrs. after substantial completion of improvement. See Ala. Code § 65-221.
Time Limit: 10 years
Real Property: 10yrs from earlier of substantial completion of construction that allegedly caused injury or last act alleged to have caused injury to bring a cause of action.
§ 09.10.055(a). Claimant may not begin action v. construction professional unless notice of claim is filed w/in 1 yr. of discovery of defect, action must be filed w/in 10 yrs. post substantial completion. See AS § 09.10.054.
Time Limit: 8 years
Extension: 1 year
Real Property: 8 yrs. after substantial completion of improvement. If injury occurred during or latent defect wasn’t discovered until 8th yr. after substantial completion, action may be brought within 1 yr. after injury occurred or latent defect was discovered, but can’t be brought more than 9 yrs. after substantial completion. Doesn’t apply to personal injury, wrongful death. See Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 12-552.
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