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December 27, 2016

The changing social, technological, environmental and economic landscape has led to increased legal exposure for contractors and real estate developers in California. However, developers can manage the risk and continue to build and develop successful projects with some foresight and careful planning. ...

December 7, 2016

We're pleased to announce the opening of our newest regional office at 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601. Craig Derrig, a nationally regarded civil litigator, will lead the Chicago office as Managing Partner. Derrig focuses his practice on defending product liability, general and premises liability, environmental, and complex commercial matters....

December 2, 2016

This decision clearly recognizes that homeowners cannot abrogate a builder's right to repair their home simply by omitting a cause of action for violation of the Act. The court recognized that a builder has the absolute right to repair. This ruling furthers the right of builders throughout the state to repair homes to avoid litigation. There is no question that homeowners must first give notice of any defect related claims to the builder, and must afford the builder a reasonable opportunity to remedy the defects before they can file suit....

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