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Deal reached on construction defect litigation reform in Colorado legislature

A grand compromise reached late Tuesday night on construction defect litigation reform paved the way for a measure to sail through its first hearing Wednesday. By Wednesday afternoon, legislative leaders and bill sponsors were ready to declare victory, suggesting that meaningful construction defect reform is inevitable. A bipartisan group of lawmakers and stakeholders celebrated at a […]

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Latest construction defect litigation bill borrows from previous ideas

A new construction defect litigation reform measure was introduced on Friday that is being framed as “progress,” despite a lack of buy-in so far from developers. Sen. Angela Williams, D-Denver, announced the bipartisan legislation on Friday, just prior to the bill being assigned to the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee. Also sponsoring the bill […]

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Construction defect bill passes first test over objections from homebuilders

A bipartisan bill described as getting to the “heart” of the construction defect litigation issue saw widespread opposition Wednesday from the very groups it is intended to help. The bill still passed the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee by a vote of 6-1, despite developers claiming that it would do little to spur development […]

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Colorado construction defect housing effort similar to past attempts that ended in failure

The old adage goes, “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” As the state’s construction defect reform battle wages on, the question is can stakeholders stop looking for problems and accept an assortment of tools to get the job done? The most significant test has taken shape as a centerpiece […]

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