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,...

Contractor Not Liable for Emotional Distress

As a result of poor construction, a jury awarded judgment against a contractor in favor homeowners for recovery of the full cost of necessary repair to the home plus damages for emotional distress caused by the contractor’s negligent performance. $50,000 was...