Cooper Levenson Attorney Presents on Panel at National Construction Defect Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Nov. 17th

“Do Builders Have ‘Right to Repair’ Before Taken to Court?”

Atlantic City, N.J. October 7, 2016 – The Right to Repair Act, initiated to avoid time-consuming, expensive lawsuits, will be reviewed in a panel discussion at the 2nd Annual National Construction Defect Conference, November 16-18, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cooper Levenson’s R. Scott Rasmussen, Esq. will present on the Act, which requires homeowners to notify builders about construction defects before they can start legal proceedings.

The Right to Repair Act panel discussion will take place on Thursday, November 17 at 2:15 p.m. It will cover the differences in statutes across the U.S., address the ‘final four’ (California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona), and discuss the case of McMillin Albany, LLC vs. Superior Court. CLE credit is available for all states.

Participating in the panel are: Moderator Luke Ryan, Esq., Shinnick & Ryan LLP, San Diego, Calif.; Glenn T. Barger, Esq., Chapman, Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger, Los Angeles, Calif.; John J. Kelley, AIC, Sr. Technical Claims Specialist II, Conference Defect Group, Commercial Insurance – Special Liability, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Orange, Calif.; R. Scott Rasmussen, Esq., Cooper Levenson, Las Vegas, Nev.; Carolyn Luken, Manager, Construction Defect, Environmental & Surety Claims, Crum & Forster, Morristown, N.J.; and Stephen L. Weber, Esq., Kasdan Lippsmith Weber Turner LLP, Phoenix, Ariz.

Based in Cooper Levenson’s Las Vegas office, R. Scott Rasmussen has extensive experience working with construction defects, employment law, insurance defense, insurance coverage, business litigation, products liability litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, mechanics liens, corporate law and international law. He has successfully defended builder rights against construction defect claims.

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