Pinnacle's Limited Impact On Calif. Property Litigation

Law360, New York (November 02, 2012, 6:30 PM ET) -- The California Supreme Court recently issued an important decision concerning the forum for litigation of construction defect claims. However, as a practical matter, the court’s ruling may not have significant implications for construction defect disputes that also involve disputed first-party property insurance coverage claims.

Construction defect claims often result in complex litigation involving numerous parties, such as the property owner, the architect or engineer, the general contractor, and subcontractors and suppliers. In addition, property owners typically submit claims to their first-party property carriers, to recover damages...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers