Legal Articles: Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

 







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HTMLRashidi v Moser
Constance A. Endelicato; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
The application of the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) cap of $250,000 on damages for non-economic losses, codified in Civil Code Section 3333.2, is limited to an injured party’s award for damages at trial against the defendant health care provider and does not include...

 

HTMLAppellate Court Limits Settlement Options in Construction Lawsuits
Timothy John Repass; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
The Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion on December 3, 2014, precluding a homeowner’s association from prosecuting claims against subcontractors assigned to it by developers, where the viability of those claims was dependent upon claims against the developers, which had been dismissed.

 

HTMLBaek v. Continental Casualty Co.
Shannon M. Benbow, Stacy L. Douglas; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
In Baek v. Continental Casualty Co. (2014) 230 Cal.App.4th 356, the appellate court upheld the trial court’s order sustaining the defendant insurance carrier’s demurrer to the plaintiff, Baek’s complaint without leave to amend, finding that as a matter of law, an employee’s...

 

HTMLAppellate Court Limits Settlement Options in Construction Lawsuits
Timothy John Repass; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
The Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion on December 3, 2014, precluding a homeowner’s association from prosecuting claims against subcontractors assigned to it by developers, where the viability of those claims was dependent upon claims against the developers, which had been dismissed.

 

HTMLCase Update: Baek v. Continental Casualty Co.
Shannon M. Benbow, Stacy L. Douglas; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2014
In Baek v. Continental Casualty Co. (2014) 230 Cal.App.4th 356, the appellate court upheld the trial court’s order sustaining the defendant insurance carrier’s demurrer to the plaintiff, Baek’s complaint without leave to amend, finding that as a matter of law, an employee’s...

 

HTMLCase Update: Rashidi v Moser
Constance A. Endelicato; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
The application of the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) cap of $250,000 on damages for non-economic losses, codified in Civil Code Section 3333.2, is limited to an injured party’s award for damages at trial against the defendant health care provider and does not include...

 

HTMLOregon Supreme Court Tackles Statute of Repose for Construction
Timothy John Repass; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014
Contractors and their counsel should take note of these two decisions, as they will affect the duration of contractors’ exposure to construction defect claims under Oregon’s statute of repose. In the absence of written acceptance, the ten year limitations period of Oregon Revised...

 

HTMLAnticipated Legislation to Affect Construction in Colorado
Lisa Bondy Dunn, Michael J. Knauf; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
In response to Colorado’s lack of new owner-occupied, multi-family housing (i.e. condominiums) being built, it appears legislation will be introduced that, if passed into law, may affect not only how condominiums are developed, but may affect the entire landscape of construction defect...