DEMOLITION OF HOMEOWNERS’ RIGHTS AGAINST FAULTY CONSTRUCTION: a discussion about the requirements under Florida’s Chapter 558 Notice of Construction Defects and proposed legislation.
Typically, the most important, and largest, purchase in a person’s life is their home. Due to negligence in the construction industry, many homes are built with construction defects that require tens or hundreds of thousands [...]
Part 1 Although many contractors do business in both Oregon and Washington, few pay attention to how differences in state laws can affect a contractor’s ability to get paid when a project goes south. [...]
A lawsuit filed in March of this year in Utah highlights the risks involved in managing and advising community associations struggling with deficient construction and inadequate reserves. In the case of Daybreak Townhome 1 Owners’ [...]
In the third part of decoding EULAs, we focus on support terms also known as updates or modifications. As discussed previously, the EULA is the agreement containing the terms the user of a software program [...]
Software has become an integral part of the construction world and its use is only growing. There are hundreds of software providers for project management systems, estimating, schedule tracking, BIM, accounting, project portal, dropbox, cloud [...]
A Long Time Ago, In a State Far, Far Away: How Does Another State’s Statute of Repose Affect a Product Liability Claim filed in Oregon?
Project owners and contractors often face challenges when defective building materials are used during construction. Bad building products can throw an entire construction project off kilter and, of course, can lead to litigation. Questions for [...]
Recent Oregon Supreme Court Case Involving Medical Negligence May Have Far-Reaching Impact On Discovery In Construction and Design Defect Cases
Last month’s Oregon Supreme Court decision in Ransom v. Radiology Specialists of the Northwest, 363 Or 552 (2018) will likely have far-reaching impacts on how discovery is conducted in construction defect cases in Oregon. Ransom [...]
Construction defects plague many buildings in Florida, leading to lawsuits against developers and contractors. Seasoned developers have tried placing limits on their liability in a variety of ways, including inserting provisions in associations’ governing documents [...]
In the previous blog update (Part 1), I promised to continue decoding densely worded End User License Agreements (EULA). As discussed in the prior blog, the EULA is the agreement containing the terms the user [...]