NSW: Supreme Court Finds Certifier Liable for Building Defects
In 2014, the High Court decided in the Brookfield case that a builder responsible for defects in the construction of a serviced apartment building in Chatswood did not owe the owners corporation of the building a duty of care to avoid economic loss, essentially because the builder and developer entered into a detailed building contract which limited the builder’s liability for defects and the owners could have taken steps to protect themselves from financial harm caused by the builder’s negligence: see Brookfield Multiplex Ltd -v- Owners – Strata Plan 61288  HCA 36. Read the article…………..
House Bill 14-1125 (“HB 1125”), introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Diane Mitsch Bush (D-Steamboat Springs), has cleared
Naperville-area condo associations have a few new rules governing their operations and one piece of legislation that goes into effect
At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by