Construction defect

Builder Sued for Tornado-related Death

A Minnesota builder settled a lawsuit in which it was alleged that defective foundation construction was the cause of death of a 10-year-old girl and not the tornado itself. The 2006 tornado carved a six mile path of destruction, injuring

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Green Building insurance

Green Building Risk Management Obstacles

Compliance and cost issues Theodore L. Senet, a noted Los Angeles construction and insurance attorney, recently listed nine risk management issues dealing with green construction: Compliance with developing green building codes and local requirements Compliance with contract requirements related to certification levels

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