2018 September

Common Litigated Defect Claims in Hawaii

What is a construction defect? Construction defects are construction practices that violate the building code, violate specific installation instructions or product approval, deviate from the approved plans, cut impermissible corners, and/ or incorporate components that are prone to fail in their installation and/ or use. Continue Reading: Building Management - Common Defect Claims, Aug 2018
Read More

Fatal Flaws- Design and construction defects in Hawaii’s concrete decks hurt victims-and builders

A recent fatality at Ala Moana Center that occurred when a railing reportedly gave way is still fresh in the minds of many Hawaii residents. As the Ala Moana accident and a later lawsuit show, defects can endanger the people who stand on Hawaii’s concrete decks—and the people who build them. Know more

Read More