Fans of electric vehicles (“EV”) are in a buzz surrounding the launch of Tesla’s Model 3, tentatively set for July 2017. Industry analysts estimate that Tesla has 400,000 reservations for its hotly-anticipated entry-level EV, with the lion’s share of those reservations belonging to California residents. The Model 3 represents the first mass-market EV that is powered solely through batteries incorporated … Continue reading
During the recent fluctuations in the residential housing markets across the country there have been numerous residential development projects which may have been initially operated as apartments and later converted to condominium units. This trend will be most prevalent for the projects built around 2007 which may have initially been intended for sale but were placed on the rental market … Continue reading
Ben Allen joins LGP today as an associate in the Pacific Northwest office. Ben is licensed in Washington and Oregon, and has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts. To learn about Ben, click here
Recent developments in Arizona’s statutory scheme and case law limit a Plaintiff’s ability to recover attorney fees in residential construction defect cases.
New statutes and case law have changed the rules for when attorney fees may be awarded in Arizona residential construction defect cases. New developments are based on the changes to the Purchaser Dwelling Act that went into effect in 2015, and changes in the law from the Sullivan v. Pulte (aka Sullivan I) decision in 2012 and the Sirrah v. … Continue reading
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We are proud to announce that we have 3 speakers at this year’s West Coast Casualty CD Litigation Seminar being held May 18 and 19th, 2017. Speaking on separate panels will be: Lisa Cappelluti, Holly Davies and J.D. Turner.
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.
New Lower Court Ruling Sheds Light on Enforceability of Statutory Non-Economic Damages Cap in Oregon
On January 20, 2017, the Multnomah County Circuit Court released an opinion enforcing the $500,000 statutory cap on non-economic damages in a common law tort action. This opinion provides valuable insight into how Multnomah County courts, and likely courts in other Oregon counties, will analyze and make determinations on the issue of whether the cap should apply in other cases. … Continue reading
The firm is in final preparations for this year’s Women IN Construction being held March 30-31, 2017, spearheaded by partners Holly Davies of our Phoenix office and Wakako Uritani of our SF office. Registration is open through March 17th, 2017. http://womeninconference.com
We are pleased to recognize this year’s SuperLawyers: Bruce Lorber, Joyia Greenfield & Lisa Cappelluti.