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Timothy Hutter Hutter: “Exposure for construction defect is still there, and the standards spelled out in SB800 are still there, but this creates a clear procedural path for how that lawsuit is going to proceed.”

SAN DIEGO— A recent California Supreme Court affirmation upholding SB800 as a “virtually exclusive remedy” in certain construction-defect cases gives a clear pathway to developers, whether they follow the provisions in the legislation or not, Allen Matkins’ senor counsel, San Diego, Tim Hutter tells GlobeSt.com.

Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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