Common Law Indemnity Claim Affirmed on Justifiable Beliefs

by Rick Erickson, Esq. Yesterday, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued an interesting opinion in Hatch Development v. Solomon. Hatch illustrated two key points in real estate and construction litigation: (1) a contractor’s indemnity does not always require an expressly … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Construction Defects, Construction Litigation, Indemnity, Indemnity | Tagged , , , , ,

Share this Article:

Tips on Pursuing and Defending Complaints against Contractors

The often staggering cost of litigation has prompted an equally staggering amount of regulatory complaints against contractors in recent years. Why? Because filing a complaint against a contractor may not cost a complainant anything but time. And any litigation expenses are … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, News, Register of Contractors, Risk Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Share this Article:

Arizona Homebuilders Do Not Owe a Duty of Care to Non-Original Homeowners

Recently, the Arizona Court of Appeals answered another lingering question of paramount importance to the construction industry – whether homebuilders and other construction industry professionals may be indefinitely subject to negligence claims based on alleged construction defects. In Sullivan v. … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Construction Defects, Construction Litigation

Share this Article:

Snell & Wilmer Construction Lawyers to Speak at 2015 AGC Convention

Snell & Wilmer Construction Group partners, Chuck Keller and Rick Erickson, have been selected to speak at the 2015 Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”)Annual Convention.  Along with Ralph Ketchum of Austin Commercial, Chuck and Rick will speak on the … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Indemnity, OSHA, OSHA, Speaking Engagements, Workers Compensation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Share this Article: