Buying a Condo? Here's What You Need to Know.
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Summit 800 Homeowners Sue Developers for Alleged Defective Construction
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State Farm Can't Dodge COVID-19 Pandemic Premiums Suit
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Residents of Luxury NYC Condo Sue Developer
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There Are No Easy Answers to Miamis Condo Collapse
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The Champlain Towers Collapse: The Fight for JusticeHow will that Look?
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Champlain Towers Catastrophe: Who Pays the Victims?
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After another sinking reports, building inspections dep't checks Millennium Tower
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City inspectors check S.F.'s leaning Millennium Tower after building sinks some more.
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'We sold at a huge loss:' Millennium Tower continues to sink, and so could its home values.
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Rick Outzen talks to Tyler Berding About who is legally to blame for the Surfside tragedy and how long can cases like this take to litigate. Listen to the full podcast on Rick's Blog
Millennium Tower Atty Expects Insurance Shifts After Surfside Read More
After Surfside, questions around commercial buildings and business model of condo associations are brought to forefront. Read More
Mike Kennedy discussing the Champlain Towers Collapse on Legal Talk Today.
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Nearly $10M settlement for cooked SF condo owners. Developers agree to take responsibility for making units too hot. Read More
Dan Rottinghaus speaking on what to look for in CA building damage What your HOA can do. Click here to listen to the radio show
Tyler Berding on The Chip Franklin Show Click here to listen to a recording of the show
Berding & Weil obtains huge recovery for units that were too hot, securing a construction defect recovery of nearly $10 million for a high-rise condominium association located in San Francisco. Read More
How can we prevent another tragic condo collapse? HOA experts and advocates weigh in. Read More
A condo building collapse is rare, deferred maintenance and owner resistance to fixing problems is not. Read More
Condos Are in Uncharted Territory The first generation of American condominiums is reaching old age. Are homeowner boards up to the task? Read More
On Friday, August 30, 2019, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 326. It has two parts--periodic inspection of condo balconies and similar structures; and eliminates the member vote required to commence construction defect litigation. Read More on the Key Parts here
We are pleased to welcome the San Diego law firm, Silldorf Law, and its Partners, Howard Silldorf and Theresa Filicia, associates Sean Kane and Andrew Ronan, and a very capable staff in the Berding|Weil family effective June 1, 2018. Read More
In a five day jury trial in Orange County Superior Court, Berding|Weil LLP attorneys Paul Windust, Chloe Apter, and Maria Kao successfully defended a 100 unit condominium project against claims for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty arising from an owner's claim that the Board of Directors improperly denied his architectural application. Read More
Berding|Weil is extremely pleased to announce our recent victory at the Court of Appeals on behalf of a client whose buildings are beset by serious construction defects. Read More
Berding|Weil proudly announces the promotion of Aaron J. Ehrlich and Lucas J. Olona to partner effective March 1, 2017. Read More
Berding|Weil welcomes experienced real estate attorney, Dena M. Cruz as partner in their Walnut Creek office. Read More
Superior Court finds in favor of Brannan Association litigated by Paul Windust of Berding | Weil. Read More
After victory at trial, Berding|Weil partner Scott Barton successfully obtained a favorable decision from the Nevada Supreme Court in answer to defendant's post-trial appeals. This case went to trial against one non-settling defendant after Barton had already obtained settlements from other defendants in excess of $2,500,000 for construction defects in this 256 unit project located in Clark County, Nevada. The single non-settling subcontractor defendant offered less than $50,000 before trial in which significant liability was alleged against it. The jury returned a verdict against the subcontractor in excess of $1,000,000. The defendant appealed, and in April 2013 the Nevada Supreme Court affirmed the jury's verdict, and in addition directed the trial court to add an award of attorney's fees in favor of Mr. Barton's client.
The owners of a hotel in Solano County turned to Berding & Weil partner Scott Barton when the general contractor for their new hotel repeatedly refused to respond to their pleas for help with massive water intrusion and damage that was jeopardizing their investment. Two years after filing the case with ongoing and continuing damage, and with only nominal settlement offers from the defendants, partners Scott Barton and Chad Thomas brought the case to a Solano County jury. Following a six week trial in March and April of this year, the jury awarded $3,800,000 to Berding|Weil's clients, finding liability on the part of the general contractor and three subcontractors. The jury award represents nearly one-hundred percent of the damages claimed by on behalf of the owner.
As one of the largest and most experienced construction defect litigation departments in the nation, we have recovered over $1.7 billion for our clients.
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