WHAT EVERY CONTRACTOR NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT MEDIATION

The below article was authored by Pepper Hamilton LP, a multi-state law firm. The article sums up very well the essential basics of mediation. A generation ago, mediation of construction disputes was unusual. Today, it is rare that a construction claim goes to trial without some effort at mediation first. Indeed, a substantial percentage of construction contracts require mediation as a precondition to filing suit or Read More

WHAT CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW UNDER THE CALIFORNIA RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT

The California Right to Repair Act, commonly known as SB800 is a bill that became effective as of January 1, 2003 establishing a mandatory procedure that must be used by homeowners who have construction defect claims against the builder, subcontractor, product manufacturer or design professional of a new construction (for the purpose of this article, let’s refer to all parties on the side of the construction as Read More