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Proposed Bill Would Require All Commercial Liability Insurance Policies Issued In New Jersey to Specify Coverage For “Faulty Workmanship”

By on January 31st, 2022

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer of New Jersey’s 36th District introduced a proposed bill, A.B. 1075, that would require all commercial liability insurance policies issued in New Jersey to include “faulty workmanship” within the definition of “occurrence.” The proposed bill “provides that a commercial liability insurance policy shall not be delivered, issued,… Continue reading

In The Wake Of The Surfside Tragedy Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Issue “Temporary” Requirements For Condominiums And Cooperatives

By on January 31st, 2022

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

The collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, in June 2021, sent shockwaves throughout the United States and was a wake-up call to condominiums to the dangers of aging infrastructures. In light of this tragic event, secondary mortgage market giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have issued bulletins… Continue reading

New Bill Clarifies Statute of Limitations For Community Association Transition Litigation Matters

By on January 18th, 2022

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Governor Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 396, which automatically tolls (i.e. pauses) the 6-year Statute of Limitations for construction defect claims by condominium and/or homeowner associations and cooperative corporations until the first election when unit owners take majority control of the association board (“Transition”). Although… Continue reading

New Legislation Permanently Allows Community Association Members to Participate in Member Meetings Via Remote Communication

By on January 13th, 2022

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

The New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act (N.J.S.A. 15A:5-1, et seq.) (the “Act”) was amended on Monday, January 22, 2022, to permanently allow remote community association member meetings (using Zoom, Teams, or other remote communication technologies). Previously, the Act permitted remote meetings of members-only when New Jersey was in a declared state of… Continue reading

Is a New Statute of Limitations on the Horizon for Community Association Construction Defect Claims?

By on August 13th, 2021

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

Under New Jersey’s current statute of limitations, N.J.S.A. §2A:14-1, all construction defect claims, i.e. property damage claims, must be filed within six years from when the potential claimant knew or should have known he or she had a claim. Tempered only by the equitable doctrine referred to as the “discovery… Continue reading

Read Before You Proceed – A Cautionary Tale at the Crossroads of Technology and Construction

By on July 15th, 2021

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

COVID-19 unquestionably changed the world in countless ways. One of the most significant is that it forced everyone online, from our youngest to our most elder. Those who resisted the lure of online shopping or social interactions pre-COVID were thrust into the jungle of the internet, likely forever captured by… Continue reading

How Can the Community Association Collect From Insurance Policies Insuring the Sponsor, General Contractor, Subcontractors, and Design Professionals?

By on July 27th, 2020

Posted in Construction & Transition Litigation

Liability insurance policies insuring sponsors, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals are confusing and loaded with complex terminology that make them difficult to understand. Yet, it is these policies that hold the key to the ability of a community association to recover damages from design and construction deficiencies. Rather than… Continue reading

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