We are proud to announce that our San Diego (Poway) office has been recognized in this year’s San Diego Magazine as one of San Diego’s Top Lawyers in the area of Construction Defect Litigation.
WHOOPS, I FORGOT TO READ THE CC&RS IN MY RUSH TO SUE SOMEONE – DEVELOPING DEFENSES IN ASSOCIATION ACTIONS BASED ON THE BRANCHES NEIGHBORHOOD DECISION
In the rush to get lawsuits filed, many plaintiffs’ attorneys try to push a lawsuit through a homeowner association’s board of directors without regard to the procedural requirements in the covenants, conditions, and restrictions (“CC&Rs”). Such attorneys probably thought compliance with the inconvenient formal requirements of the CC&Rs, such as amassing an association wide membership vote to approve pursuing litigation, … Continue reading
LGP is proud to announce that four Attorney’s in our office are taking on new roles in our Partnership To view the full article, please click here
LGP WELCOMES ROBERT TITUSAS ITS NEWEST PARTNER We are pleased to announce that Robert B. Titus, formerly associated with Zurich North America, has joined our firm as a Partner in our Southern California office. He brings with him his top-notch legal team which includes attorney Dana Duncan and attorney Julie Testa. Ms. Duncan will head a litigation team in our … Continue reading
Drones are now more accessible than ever. Despite their specialized beginnings as exclusive military aircraft, drones have evolved into a staple of modern technology, influencing farming, film, and delivery services such as the eagerly awaited “Amazon Air.” They even found a successful consumer niche, becoming one of the most popular Christmas gifts of 2017. Amidst these exciting advancements, the construction … Continue reading
We are happy to announce that Bruce Lorber was honored with the prestigious West Coast Casualty Legends of an Era Award for 2018. This award recognizes his career achievements and professional success representing developers in construction litigation. His family was present to share in the ceremony and his comments shared the appreciation for the recognition as well as the individuals … Continue reading
In local San Diego news, we are proud to acknowledge that Bruce Lorber, Joyia Greenfield and Thomas Olsen have been recognized by San Diego Magazine as prominent Construction lawyers in our San Diego community.
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
Elliott Homes, Inc. v. Superior Court: The Right to Repair Does Not Depend on the Theory Pled by the Plaintiff In the years following the Court of Appeal’s holding in Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v Brookfield Crystal Cove, LLC (2013) 219 Cal.App.4th 98 (hereinafter “Liberty Mutual”), the exclusivity of the rights and standards set forth in the “Right to Repair … Continue reading
A recently decided California Fourth Appellate District opinion holds that a subcontractor that was defaulted in a construction defect case was not entitled to relief from the default judgment. (Pulte Homes Corporation v. Williams Mechanical, Inc. (2016) Cal.App.4th, 2016 WL 4199093.) Pulte Homes Corporation sued Williams Mechanical (“Williams”) for breach of a plumbing contract. At the time, Williams was either … Continue reading