Washington Law Update

BySommer B. ClementSeptember 10, 20216 min read

Lake Hills Investments, LLC v. Rushforth Construction Co., Inc.: Where the Design is Defective, but the Contractor’s Work is Also Defective, the Contractor Does Not Have a Complete Defense to Defect Claims by Virtue of the Defective Design Does a…

Deciding Whether to Mediate, Litigate or Arbitrate Construction Disputes in Washington

Deciding Whether to Mediate, Litigate or Arbitrate Construction Disputes in Washington

BySommer B. ClementFebruary 22, 20217 min read

Mediation and arbitration are commonly referred to as “Alternative Dispute Resolution” or “ADR.”  However, a pre-trial mediation is not simply an “alternative.”  Mediation is the most common method of resolving construction disputes in Washington; and, in fact, is required by…