Construction Manager Not Liable for Defective Work by Contractor

Professional Construction Manager is not a guarantor of work performed by a construction contractor who is under separate contract to the project owner even though it agreed to “make sure the construction work is performed properly.” The owner was entitled to recover...

Do Contractor’s Warranties Ever Expire?

In December 2001, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an important decision regarding statutory home warranties in the case of Koes v. Advanced Design, Inc., 636 N.W. 2d 352 (Minn.Ct.App. 2001). The impact of this case will be felt by homebuilders across Minnesota,...