Settlements Agreed for Construction Defects in a Los Angeles Condo Complex

Settlements amounting to almost $8 million have been agreed for construction defects in a Los Angeles condo complex situated in the popular Arts District. The Barker Block is a 310-unit condominium complex in the popular Arts District of downtown Los Angeles. Initially a large storage area for the Barker Brothers department store, work to convert…


Complex Claims Compensation for Improperly Installed Doors and Windows

A city-funded complex of affordable condos in New York is claiming compensation for improperly installed doors and windows against the developer. The Waters Edge at Arverne complex is located in the Rockaways district of New York. Consisting of 65 two-story buildings, the complex was intended to provide affordable condos for low and middle-income families in…


Ohio Association Claims Compensation for Inadequate Waterproofing

A Property Owners Association in Central Ohio is claiming compensation for inadequate waterproofing in all seventy-four condominiums on their complex. Until recently, owners of the condominiums at Villas at Northstar in Westerville, Ohio, were happy with their spacious properties. Built in 2005, the condominiums are clustered in three or four-unit buildings in a quiet and…


Insurance Company Ordered to Settle Negligent Workmanship Compensation Claim

The Oregon Court of Appeals has ordered the American Family Mutual Insurance Company to settle a negligent workmanship compensation claim in which its policyholder was found liable. In November 2009, the FountainCourt Owners Association from Beaverton in Oregon made a negligent workmanship compensation claim against the general constructor of their European-style complex and several of…