Beginning in 1991, Pella began selling its ?Proline? casement windows. Continue reading Class Certification Granted Against Pella | Illinois Construction Law Blog
“It is inherently impossible for an outside, private retained counsel, compensated on the basis of a contingency fee contract, to uphold the principles of impartiality and neutrality that represent the office of the public prosecutor,” Fred J. Hiestand… Continue reading Protect Integrity of the Judicial Process, CJAC Urges Supreme Court – The California Civil Justice Blog
In response to an onslaught of construction defect cases, California enacted statutory procedures to encourage settlement of claims before a lawsuit is even filed. But those procedures usually involve attorneys and experts, and they cost money, so are … Continue reading A Case of First Impression: Duty to Defend Construction Defect Claims in Prelitigation Proceedings | The Critical Path
On July 14, 2010, California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (California v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, N.D. Cal., No. 10-3084), claiming that the government-sponsored enterprises are thwarting the St… Continue reading California Fighting Back to Save PACE Program | Climate Change and Clean Technology Blog
Krug is an unusual entrepreneur. Twenty years ago, he was a rising star in the film and television business. He served as a vice president of the Disney Channel in the 1980s and ran a distribution company with members of the Disney family in the ?90s… Continue reading Is the World Ready for the Waterless Urinal?
On January 1, 2011, California’s new building codes go into effect after adoption by local jurisdictions. The new codes include two brand new-to-California publications: the Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), and the California Residential Code,… Continue reading New California Building Codes Go Into Effect January 1, 2011
ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS, BUILDERS,CONTRACTORS, CODE OFFICIALS, ENGINEERS, CONSULTANTS and APPLICANTS- Are YouReady for the New CALIFORNIA Codes?Every three years we have to go through this process. Youget used to a set of building codes, and before you a… Continue reading Are you ready for the new California Building Codes effective January 1, 2011?
Link: Former KB Home CEO Found Guilty in Stock Option Backdating Case Bruce Karatz, who resigned from the Los Angeles-based builder in 2006, has been convicted on four felony counts. Related articles by Zemanta Bruce Karatz GUILTY: Former KB Home Exec. Found Guilty Of Backdating Stock Options (huffingtonpost.com) Former KB Home CEO Is Convicted (online.wsj.com) … Continue reading Former KB Home CEO Found Guilty in Stock Option Backdating Case
Link: Killer quake is very unlikely, so stop shaking | SignOnSanDiego.com San Diego County has a slew of faults, not the least of which cause earthquakes. Like most San Diegans educated in this jumpy terrain, I grew up as aware of the lay of the land beneath the ground as above. In sixth-grade geography class, … Continue reading Killer quake is very unlikely, so stop shaking | SignOnSanDiego.com
Link: Early morning fire forces downtown hotel evacuation | SignOnSanDiego.com A downtown hotel was evacuated early Monday after a fire broke out at an outdoor bar. The blaze at the W Hotel on West B Street near State Street was reported just after 3:30 a.m., a dispatcher with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said. When … Continue reading Early morning fire forces downtown hotel evacuation | SignOnSanDiego.com