Posts Tagged ‘ construction defects ’

Coverage Dispute for ‘Defective’ Homes With Window Issues Removed to Federal Court

Jan 4th, 2023

Attorneys for defendant Cincinnati Insurance have removed a complaint for declaratory judgment filed by plaintiffs Charter Homes Building Company and Charter Homes at Mill Creek Inc. from a court of common pleas to Pennsylvania Eastern District Court. The dispute stems from whether or not Cincinnati Insurance is obligated to defend the plaintiffs in a Lancaster […]

AAMA Webinar to Review State of the Construction Defect Industry

Aug 21st, 2019

A webinar hosted by The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) on September 17, will serve as an introduction to Construction Defects (CD) and will discuss developments in the CD industry and explore where the industry is headed. The webinar, entitled “State of the Construction Defect Industry: What’s the Same and What’s New,” will be led […]

Survey: Poor Workmanship Tops List of Construction Defects

Mar 7th, 2017

According to a new survey from the Community Associations Institute (CAI), most construction deficiencies occur in new condominium developments and are caused by poor workmanship. The most common deficiencies are bad waterproofing, such as flashing around windows, and problems related to the roof or structure. The report, titled “Protecting Homebuyers and Homeowners from Construction Deficiencies […]

Major Construction-Defect Lawsuit Settled

Dec 1st, 2016

A confidential mediated settlement in a recent construction-defect lawsuit in California once again highlights some of the biggest problem areas for builders, including faulty installation of flashing around doors and windows. The Miller Law Firm of Newport Beach, Calif., says in a press release that it recovered “well into the eight figures” for a 300-unit, mixed-use […]