There are many times the old adage, “No good deed goes unpunished,” rings true. At one point in time, or more likely many points in time, we have all felt this why. We undertook a good deed only to feel unappreciated or the good deed backfires.
Suing a public entity for negligent misrepresentation…let’s just say, is not that easy. Not that easy at all! Putting aside the doctrine of sovereign immunity (the doctrine that the king can do no wrong), a public entity does not...
Oftentimes, insurance coverage disputes involve competing expert witnesses. The experts render different expert opinions regarding a topic that goes to coverage and/or damages. An example of competing expert witnesses can be found in the recent property insurance coverage dispute, Garcia v. First Community...
After Hurricane Irma, I wrote an article that contractors should revisit the force majeure provisions in their construction contracts. Not later. But Now.
Construction defect lawsuits can be complex multi-party disputes, especially when the plaintiff is doing what is necessary to maximize recovery. This means the plaintiff may sue multiple defendants associated with the defects and damage. For example, the owner (
- TEN-YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE TO SUE FOR LATENT CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS
- CLAIMS MADE INSURANCE POLICIES
- EQUITABLE DOCTRINE OF ESTOPPEL CAN DEFEAT ARGUMENT FOUNDED ON LEGAL TECHNICALITY
- SUBSEQUENT PURCHASER OF HOME COMPELLED TO ARBITRATION BASED ON COVENANT RUNNING WITH THE LAND
- QUICK NOTE: “EFFECTIVE” NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT
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