Nathaniel Lucey and Steve Dollar Win Real Estate Non-Disclosure Case
Senior Associate Nathaniel Lucey assisted Partner Steve Dollar in obtaining a defense verdict in a two week jury trial in Santa Cruz in February 2014. In the case of Sutherland v Dorman the cross-complainant buyers sued a real estate agent and broker for Fraud, Concealment, Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Negligence in connection with the 2010 purchase of a $2.5 million ocean view home in Aptos, California.
Right To Repair Act Does Not Bar Claims for Negligence and Breach of Implied Warranty
The Second District Appellate Court ruled last week that a homeowner may pursue claims for negligence and breach of implied warranty against a general contractor and developer for construction defects that caused property damage on her newly constructed home. (Burch v Superior Court Premier Homes et. al. 2014 DJDAR 1991) The appellate courtís ruling reversed the trial courtís order granting summary adjudication in favor of the general contractor/developer defendants.
David Frankenberger to Speak at West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar
David Frankenberger, a partner in the Fresno office, will speak at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar May 15th and 16th in Anaheim, California. Mr. Frankenberger will be on a panel discussing “The Perils Awaiting the Recalcitrant Insurance Carrier” on Friday, May 16th at 11:00 a.m.
The Use of Extrapolation in Construction Defect Litigation
Geoff Wood, a partner in the Oakland office, and Fred Webster, PhD, PE of Fred Webster & Associates, will present a seminar on “The Use of Extrapolation in Construction Defect Litigation” to the Western Construction Consultants Association (Westcon) on Wednesday, March 19th.
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