In California, claims of construction defects involving residential properties purchased after January 1, 2003 are subject to a law that is known as SB800, the "Right to Repair Act" or by any number of names. (Depending on who you talk to, some of the names may not be considered very polite...) The law is codified … Continue reading California’s SB800 Pre-litigation procedures enforced by Appeals Court
I won't lie. This is a can of worms, and a half. If you are even tangentially connected to the residential construction industry in California, this case will probably impact you. For those of us that are connected to the construction defect litigation community, expect to see this case featured in just about every conference … Continue reading Stan Luhr on what Liberty Mutual v. Brookfield means for SB800 and construction defect litigation in California
Todd DeBoer, senior sales agent for Downtown Condo Showroom, wrote an interesting post for the firm's blog. In it, he gives an overview of California's SB800, or Right to Repair legislation. He then lists a number of multi-family developments that he claims are currently involved in SB800 litigation. Unfortunately, DeBoer gets some facts wrong. Let's … Continue reading Setting the record straight: “SB800, Downtown San Diego Condos in Litigation”
Eric Hartnett, of the Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer, provides some insight into a recent appellate decision regarding contractual pre-litigation procedures in homes subject to California's SB800 provisions. In a recently-decided case (Anders v. Super...
Mediator Ron White on a recent California SB800 construction defect matter, and implications for both contractual and statutory pre-litigation procedures: In Anders