1. April 24, 2023

    Contractors Dodge Ryan Homes' Pa. Landslide Claims

    A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday dismissed several contractors from building giant Ryan Homes' lawsuit alleging they were partly responsible for a landslide that resulted in the condemnation of multiple homes, but he left claims against a developer alive.

  2. November 18, 2022

    Ryan Homes Argues Contractors Owe It Duty In Pa. Landslide

    Ryan Homes said that developers and an assortment of contractors shouldn't be able to duck claims stemming from a 2018 landslide at a housing development outside Pittsburgh, telling a Pennsylvania federal court that they owed Ryan a duty of care as the eventual purchaser of the lots.

  3. January 13, 2022

    HOA Can't Slip Engineer's Landslide Contribution Claim

    The homeowner's association for a Ryan Homes development rocked by a landslide can't duck the project engineer's third-party complaint that the HOA was responsible for maintenance and shared the blame for the damage, a Pennsylvania federal judge has ruled.

  4. August 06, 2021

    Landslide Victims Want Ch. 11 Pause Of Ryan Homes Suit

    A group of Pennsylvania homeowners whose properties were damaged or lost in a 2018 landslide asked a Pennsylvania federal court to pause a lawsuit by Ryan Homes against the developer Friday, since the developer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan could pay the homeowners and release a number of third-party defendants and cross-claimants from the suit.

  5. September 26, 2019

    Home Builder's $7M Asset Freeze Denied In Flood Suit

    A Pennsylvania federal court on Wednesday rejected a home builder's request to freeze a developer's assets or put $7 million into an escrow account in a fight over who is liable for landslide damage, finding that because no judgment has been entered it lacks the authority to do so.