News & Updates

Defense Verdict Relating to Fla. Stat. 255.05 Payment Bond Claim

November 12, 2019
Lee, Hernandez, Landrum & Carlson shareholder, Robert Carlson obtained a defense verdict following a bench trial in Miami-Dade County, Florida.  The matter arose out of a claim of non-payment by a subcontractor under a Fla. Stat. 255.05 payment bond issued for a pu...


David Lee and Michael Kostrinsky Obtain Extremely Favorable Decision in 20 Month Long Las Vegas Resort Fire Sprinkler Construction Trial

October 31, 2019
After nearly 20 months of trial, Lee, Hernandez, Landrum & Carlson attorneys limited the $5,203,000 liquidated damage claim of general contractor, Tutor-Saliba Corporation, to a verdict of just $266,000. The case arose out of the firm’s client, Continental F...


AB 421 Passed by Nevada’s 80th Legislat ive Session Includes Concerning Changes to Construction Defect Laws but not the Comprehensive Roll - Backs Originally Introduced

June 05, 2019
On June 4, 2019, the last day of Nevada’s 80th Legislative Session, Governor Sisolak signed AB 421.  Earlier this year, the Nevada Justice Association proposed AB 421’s amendments to statutes affecting Nevada’s construction defect legislation, which pr...


UPDATE on AB 421

April 18, 2019
On April 12, 2019, proposedchanges to Assembly Bill 421 were posted by the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary.  The proposed revisions include: The removal of the proposed reinstatement of language to NRS 40.655 entitling homeowners to recover “reasonable...


In March of 2019, Nevada’s 80th Legislature Session Sees the Introduction of Proposed Sweeping Changes and Roll-Backs for Construction Defect Laws

April 04, 2019
On March 25, 2019, three (3) Assembly Bills were introduced to the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary as part of Committee Bill Drafts, which could have wide reaching effects on construction defect litigation in Nevada.  A decision is still pending on whether the bil...