Types of Construction Defects and Construction Failures in California

Failures in the construction of real property are called construction defects in the law and in the construction industry. An overview of the different types of construction failures is helpful to understanding what construction failures and defects are as well as the claims and remedies that can be pursued by an owner of real property …

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Statutes of Limitations on Construction Defects in California

California’s statutes of limitations refers to laws which establish specific time limits within which one must file a lawsuit in order to protect and preserve claims.  In California, there are a number of overlapping statutes of limitations that must be addressed in evaluating the deadlines for filing a lawsuit for construction defects.  SB800 also known …

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Mediation and Arbitration in Real Estate and Construction Defect Litigation

Many real estate purchase and sale agreements contain mediation and arbitration provisions. How these provisions work in real estate and construction defect litigation is an important facet of the litigation process, one that is important to understand and use to you benefit.  Mediation in Real Estate and Construction Defect Litigation Most if not all mediation …

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What is Specific Performance and When is it Available in a Real Estate Contract

Specific performance is a remedy in contract law that is most often applied in real estate litigation and disputes where a court issues an order requiring a party to perform a specific act, and to specifically perform according to the terms of a contract. The most common cases where specific performance is applied is in …

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Coronavirus Update on Los Angeles Courts and Cases

The Coronavirus is having far reaching and profound impacts on our daily lives, our health and well-being, our businesses, and on the Los Angeles Superior Courts and the cases filed in the courts. Jury trials are suspended, many hearings have been postponed, court-staff have been reduced and the daily operations of the court system in …

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Our Experience with Construction Defects

Our experience with construction defects is extensive. Timothy Norton of Norton & Associates has been representing clients with construction defects for 35 years. This experience involves every phase of litigation from first client contact where the claim is evaluated through every phase of the representation, where the value of the case is determined and pursued …

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What is Specific Performance and When is it Available in a Real Estate Contract

Specific performance is a remedy in contract law that is most often applied in real estate litigation and disputes where a court issues an order requiring a party to perform a specific act, and to specifically perform according to the terms of a contract. The most common cases where specific performance is applied is in …

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Victim of Construction Defects? Fight Back!

Construction defects are one of the primary threats to property investment value in Los Angeles. Protecting your investment requires a construction defect litigator. Timothy Norton of Norton & Associates has been protecting real property investments from the threat of construction defects for 35 years. Construction defects are almost always hidden from view at the time …

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