Legal Articles: Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

 







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Adobe PDFModel Home, Jobsite and Communication Compliance Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Daniel A. Berman, Hoyt S. Neal; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 23, 2015
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is touted as one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation. The Act prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities to participate in mainstream American life. The primary...

 

HTMLContractors Beware: Washington Court Rules Good Cause Not Required to Terminate Contract for Convenience
Timothy John Repass; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
The Washington State Court of Appeals held on August 10, 2015, that a termination for convenience provision in a private construction contract is enforceable where there is adequate consideration in the form of partial performance of the contract and payment for such work.

 

HTMLFor Want for a Cupcake? Bakery’s Refusal to Serve Same-Sex Couples is Found a Violation of Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act
Robert William Hellner, Haley Maglieri, Dana C. Withers; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015
On August 13, 2015, in a unanimous decision, the Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed a May 2014 finding from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that a bakery’s policy of turning away same-sex couples who requested wedding cakes violates Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act...

 

HTMLBuilder Victory in Arizona on Subsequent Homeowner Defect Claims
Jill Ann Herman, Robert R. Monroe; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015
This case is important to builders in the State of Arizona because it effectively eliminates any claim that a subsequent homeowner may bring for negligence. Before this case, subsequent homeowners arguably had more rights than original homeowners for construction defects because the economic loss...

 

HTMLWSHB Wins Verdict in Subrogation Trial
Ashley B. Beagle, Jason C. Gless, Michael Jonathan Partos; Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 28, 2015
In a scene cut straight out of a Hollywood movie, a tanker truck hauling 8,000 gallons of fuel caught fire on a Los Angeles Freeway. The fully engulfed truck came to rest under a freeway overpass. The explosive fire that followed completely destroyed the overpass and isolated numerous nearby...