Construction Defects and Builder Negligence

Contractors remain liable for defective construction work for a long time. Claims for defective work can be asserted long after the standard one-year warranty period. Unless restricted by contract, construction defect claims can be asserted until they expire under the applicable Statute of Limitations (6 years) or Statute of Repose…

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Dower Rights in Ohio

Dower Rights in Ohio Written by: Robert DiCuccio, Esq.  Unlike many states, Ohio still recognizes an archaic concept referred to as dower. Throughout the life of a marriage, either spouse could purchase real property. Dower rights refers to the property rights that one acquires when their spouse purchases property during…

Caveat Emptor, Latin For Let The Buyer Beware.

Caveat Emptor

Caveat Emptor Written by: Robert DiCuccio, Esq. Caveat Emptor is Latin for “let the buyer beware.” Caveat Emptor is a doctrine that prevents a buyer from recovering damages on a claim that the property they purchased has some defect. The doctrine is designed to resolve issues of information asymmetry in…

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