Environmental Science & Technology: Potential Environmental Impacts of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Researchers at UC Davis and UC Irvine have concluded that LEDs violate California environmental regulations and should therefore be classified as hazardous materials. This may have some impact on those that promote LEDs as alternatives to other lightin… Continue reading Environmental Science & Technology: Potential Environmental Impacts of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

On Construction Defect Lawsuits and Homeowner Associations – Good Legal Advice or Confidence Game?

I have witnessed the scenario spelled out below first hand:

A new community association experiences some leaks. Management tells the board about an attorney who will provide a free seminar on the fiduciary duty of board members in the face of construc… Continue reading On Construction Defect Lawsuits and Homeowner Associations – Good Legal Advice or Confidence Game?

AGC Constructor: The Coming Wave of Construction Defect Litigation

In the AGC Constructor January/February 2011 issue, Linda D. Kornfeld and Marla H. Kanemitsu wrote an article entitled, “Will Your Insurance Help? The Coming Wave of Defects Litigation:” Contractors, subcontractors and other companies involved in the construction boom of the early 2000s may soon find themselves the subject of expensive construction defects litigation. Many states, … Continue reading AGC Constructor: The Coming Wave of Construction Defect Litigation