Construction defect

contractor lawsuit

3 Common Reasons Contractors Face Lawsuits

Contractors involved in building and construction in California face lawsuits in regularly, based on their widespread involvement in the industry of building and construction in which there are numerous specific legal protections and rights afforded to owners and developers who hire these contractors, and there are specific standards in the law that govern the work …

3 Common Reasons Contractors Face Lawsuits Read More »

The Most Common Construction Defects Brought Before The Courts

Construction defects frequently arise in the construction of new homes and commercial buildings. These defects occur for a variety of reasons, but primarily due to the failure of the general contractor in charge of supervising the work and quite often the license under which most of the work is performed fails to properly supervise the …

The Most Common Construction Defects Brought Before The Courts Read More »

construction defect attorney

What to Look for in Choosing a Construction Defect Attorney

You have discovered a number of construction defects in your new home. The defects are serious, serious enough to require an investigation and repair. You’re not sure of the cost, but given the value of your home and the extent of the defects, the cost could be substantial, could require extensive work and possibly a …

What to Look for in Choosing a Construction Defect Attorney Read More »

Breach of Contract in Real Estate and Construction Defect Cases

Breach of contract is a key element of real estate and construction defect litigation. This is because, in many circumstances, there is a contract involved that has been breached or violated that gives rise to a cause of action and an avenue for a remedy: that is to recover money damages for breach of contract.  …

Breach of Contract in Real Estate and Construction Defect Cases Read More »

Hiring a Construction Contractor in California

5 Ways to Protect Yourself when Hiring a Construction Contractor in California

Many of the problems that are caused by Construction Contractors in California are the result of poor workmanship, lack of supervision and a lack of financial resources to stand behind their work, when the work is defective or substandard. While these issues are difficult to prevent, these issues provide a series of inquiries and steps …

5 Ways to Protect Yourself when Hiring a Construction Contractor in California Read More »

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 and construction defects is helpful to understanding what construction failures and defects are as well as the claims and remedies that can be pursued by an owner …

Types of Construction Defects and Construction Failures in California Read More »

sb800 statute of limitations is codified in california civil code 896 to 945.5

Statutes of Limitations on Construction Defects in California

California’s construction defect statutes of limitations refers to laws which establish specific time limits within which one must file a lawsuit in order to protect and preserve those construction defect 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 …

Statutes of Limitations on Construction Defects in California Read More »

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 …

Mediation and Arbitration in Real Estate and Construction Defect Litigation Read More »