Construction Law

Filing or Responding to a Construction Defect Claim in Indiana

Filing or Responding to a Construction Defect Claim in Indiana

Construction law in Indiana provides protections for both contractors and property owners when disputes arise. The best protection for all involved parties is a written contract that establishes expectations and steps for resolving disputes. However, when disputes can’t be resolved without further action, an experienced Indiana construction attorney can provide […]

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Negotiating Construction Contracts to Avoid Disputes

Negotiating Construction Contracts to Avoid Disputes

According to the 2019 Global Construction Disputes Report, the average construction dispute in North America in 2018 cost $16.3 million and took 15.2 months to resolve. Preventing this loss of time and money should be important to all parties involved in a construction project. Negotiating construction contracts well, and with […]

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Indiana Home Improvement Law: Construction Defect Claims

Indiana Home Improvement Law: Construction Defect Claims

Construction defect claims can arise for a variety of reasons throughout the home building or home improvement process—from design to maintenance. Multiple statutes govern Indiana home improvement law. These laws establish terminology, set forth claims requirements and processes and detail appropriate penalties for improper actions or negligence. Experienced construction lawyers […]

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New Exception to the Economic Loss Theory

In a recent decision, the Indiana Court of Appeals held that a new exception existed to the general rule of Economic Loss Theory. Magic Circle Corps v Crowe Horwath LLP, 71A03-1607-PL-1520 (Ind. Ct. Ap. Mar. 8, 2017). In Magic, Magic Circle and several of its shareholders filed a complaint against […]

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