Claims Over WL Homes Defects Get Green Light

Law360, New York (April 13, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A judge has allowed groups of Nevada and California homeowners to proceed with lawsuits over alleged construction defects against bankruptcy homebuilder WL Homes LLC and seek recovery from applicable insurance policies.

Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon issued orders Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware granting the homeowners in Nevada subdivision Whisper Creek and California subdivision Forster Highlands a relief from a stay and allowing them to pursue claims against the liquidating company.

The Whisper Creek homeowners were additionally permitted to seek recovery...
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