Cases

HACKETT, ET AL., V. FEILDSTONE, ET AL.

CONFIDENTIAL

This case involved a keystone wall owned by Wal-Mart that failed resulting in damage to the backyard of 18 upslope homes. Other defendants included the Fieldstone Homes and and several firms responsible for the design, construction and installation of the keystone wall which provided lateral and subjacent support to the…
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SPYGLASS VILLAS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

$3,750,000

While this project was small in size (i.e. 98 units) there were substantial plumbing and structural problems which resulted in one of the highest per units recoveries. Additionally, there were concerns with roofs, stairs, walkways and decks. The structural issues were complicated due to the fact the buildings were three…
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TOWN CENTER ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

$1,500,000

This case was approximately four and one-half years old when our firm was substituted in as attorney of record. At that time, it was believed that this was a roof leak only case, and the case had to be in trial within six months. In the next six months, our…
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LAKE GROVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

$2,000,000

The units in this project, which totaled 124, were suffering from substantial plumbing problems. After Mr. Hearn was retained, it was determined that the entire hot water system was defective and needed total replacement. Additionally, management records and information from the homeowners established that there were problems with the roofing…
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PARK VINEYARD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

$3,300,000

This project consists of approximately 137 units. The initial problems with this project centered around deterioration in the stair system throughout the project. Additionally, the decks showed early signs of deterioration and failure. During the litigation, it was also determined that the roofing system, common area drainage, and building structure…
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ROSS AVENUE APARTMENTS

$1,000,000

This case concerns an apartment complex with water leaks through the flat roof system. During the investigation of this case, negligent workmanship during the initial construction was discovered in the wrought-iron balcony railing, the deck coating on the second and third floor walkways. Drainage and other concerns were addressed.