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The Enforceability of Contractual Accrual Dates

Brisbane Lodging, L.P. v. Webcor Builders, Inc. The Enforceability of Contractual Accrual Dates A landmark California Court of Appeals decision fundamentally changed the statute of limitations in commercial construction defect cases. Parties relying on a “delayed discovery” rule to prevent a time-bar to their claims now face greater obstacles if their AIA contract provides an agreed-upon accrual date. In a … Continue reading

DELACEY AT GREEN ASSOCIATION vs. GREEN STREET VENTURE, LLC., et al. Los Angeles Superior Court Case #GC050964

The plaintiff homeowner association filed a construction defect complaint against our client, Green Street Venture, LLC, the developer of a 60 unit condominium complex over a subterranean garage in Pasadena, California. The complaint was also filed against the project general contractor and 13 of the relevant subcontractors. Plaintiff asserted causes of action for Strict Liability and Breach of the Right … Continue reading

Case Spotlight: West Ocean Association v. Viewcor Long Beach I, L.P., et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number NC057920

Case Spotlight: West Ocean Association v. Viewcor Long Beach I, L.P., et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number NC057920 In a complex construction defect case that lasted over four years and with a trial spanning over two months, LGP effectuated a result at trial that saved our clients approximately two-thirds of the Plaintiff’s claimed cost to repair the project, … Continue reading

Settle the Claim, Try the Case, and Save the Company

Settle the Claim, Try the Case, and Save the Company: What went right with a $22.6 million dollar Plaintiffs’ verdict In a case spanning two years, eight Plaintiffs, over 120 depositions, and more than 60 expert witnesses, Lorber Greenfield and Polito was able to effect a result that saved our client from potential exposure in excess of $50 million. On … Continue reading

Defense Judgment: Limitations to a Homeowners’ Association’s Liability

Defense Judgment:  Limitations to a Homeowners’ Association’s Liability Lorber Greenfield & Polito (LGP) recently obtained a defense judgment for a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) client in a bench trial involving a breach of contract claim by one of its members, who owned a condominium unit on the first floor.  The plaintiffs unsuccessfully alleged that the HOA failed to maintain the common … Continue reading