Source: http://www.thesnaponline.com, January 19, 2017 By: Ritchie Starnes The discovery of asbestos inside SCC’s signature building has led to its closure until May. A construction mishap during the summer led to the discovery of asbestos in a glue compound used beneath the tile floor in the Patterson building on the campus of Stanly Community College. […]
Source: http://norcalrecord.com, December 8, 2016 By: Kristin Danley-Greiner A trial date has been set for the end of January in an insurance coverage case to determine who is responsible for water and mold damage sustained in a condominium. Saarman Construction Ltd. was hired by a homeowners association to complete repairs on the exterior of a […]
Source: http://www.cem.va.gov What Do You Need to Consider? Do you perform clearing, grading, or excavation activities? Do you build roads, golf courses, playing fields, homes, or buildings? Are you involved in demolition activities? Will you discharge dredged or fill material to a waterway or wetland? Are you involved in tunnel or pipeline projects? If so, […]
Source: Orlando Sentinel (FL), February 15, 2016 Posted on: http://www.advisen.com KB Home reached a settlement with the Florida Attorney General’s Office involving construction defects, failure to disclosure problems to buyers and denial of home-warranty claims for 1,688 houses across the state. At the core of the state’s three-year investigation were construction defects that led to […]
Source: http://www.lexology.com, May 20, 2015 By: Amy B. Briggs, Donna M. Carlton, Christine Spinella Davis, David B. Killalea, Stephen T. Raptis and Robert H. Shulman, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP Why it matters: A New Jersey appellate panel ruled that an insured’s settlement of an underlying action involving alleged defective installation of windows was reasonable and […]
Source: Post & Courier (Charleston, SC), May 21, 2011 Posted on: http://envfpn.advisen.com Mark Teseniar was skeptical when his telephone rang in 2007. On the line were his tenants who had just moved into a Johns Island condominium that he and his wife, Nan, own at Twelve Oaks at Fenwick, off Maybank Highway. “They complained pretty […]
Source: The Times Tribune, Scranton, PA, February 24, 2011 By: Steve McConnell A $4.3 million toxic mold jury verdict in October involving two homeowners, their ruined “dream” home, a North Pocono township and a private contractor remains buried in litigation. More money, or a lengthy appeals process, could be at stake, according to recent court […]
Publication Date 04/05/2010 Source: Sacramento Bee (CA) El Dorado Hills residents face increased risks of disease from exposure to naturally occurring asbestos, but asbestos levels don’t appear to be high enough to warrant an extensive health study, according to federal health officials. A “health consultation” report released last week by the Agency for Toxic Substances […]
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Acknowledgement to Great American A child who lived in an apartment building constructed in the 1970s was diagnosed with lead poisoning. The renovation of the building by a painting contractor allegedly caused unsafe conditions for the child. The parents of the child filed a bodily injury claim against the painting contractor. As part of the […]
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