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Title Insurance May Not Save Secured Lenders From Priming Mechanic’s Liens
A recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit highlights the risks lenders face in deciding when to pull the plug on a failing real estate development project.
United States
24 Apr 2015
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Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: What Are They And Why Do We Do Them?
Whenever commercial or industrial property is sold, leased or financed, the checklist of due diligence items includes a Phase I environmental site assessment (Phase I).
United States
3 Nov 2014
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Texas Supreme Court Hands Big Insurance Win To Construction Industry
The Ewing Construction Co. v. Amerisure Insurance Co. saga began in 2008, when Ewing Construction entered into a contract with a school district to build tennis courts. After Ewing completed construction, the school district complained that the tennis courts were flaking, cracking and crumbling, rendering them unusable.
United States
31 Jan 2014
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Quick Counsel - Regulatory Takings
Governmental agencies often take action during permit approvals processes or land use deliberations that restrict a landowner’s property rights.
United States
15 Nov 2013
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Supreme Court Favors Property Owner In A Florida Property Rights Case: Koontz V. St. John River Water Management District
The U.S. Supreme Court has recently ruled in favor of a property owner who had sued the St. John River Water Management District claiming that its actions in denying a permit were unconstitutional takings of his property.
United States
24 Jul 2013
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Texas Anti-Indemnity and Anti-Additional Insured Legislation - HB 2093
On June 17, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed HB 2093, anti-indemnity and anti-additional insured legislation that constitutes significant changes for the construction industry.
United States
4 Aug 2011
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Texas Anti-Indemnity and Anti-Additional Insured Legislation - HB 2093
On June 17, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed HB 2093, anti-indemnity and anti-additional insured legislation that constitutes significant changes for the construction industry.
United States
3 Aug 2011
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Sellers of Undeveloped Residential Lots to Individual Purchasers may Face Serious Consequences for Violation ILSFDA and Similar State Statutes
The Interstate Land Sale Full Disclosure Act (ILSFDA or the act) and similar state registration and disclosure requirements impose criminal and civil penalties for non-compliance with their requirements.
United States
29 Apr 2010
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Chinese Drywall Insurance Coverage Lawsuits Sure to Heat Up with First Court Ruling
It has been percolating for about a year, and now the U.S. District Court in Norfolk, Va., has issued its ruling in "Builders Mutual Insurance Company v. Dragas Management Corporation, et al."
United States
30 Mar 2010
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