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Legislation permitting claims against contractors for negligent construction passes Senate

Date: March 7, 2007  /  Author: Brett Hill/John Shultz  /  Categories: Recent Legislation  /  Comments (0)

Until now, homeowners have only been able to sue their contractors for defective construction under expressed or implied warranties agreed to in their contract.  Mercer Island Senator, Brian Weinstein, however, is hoping to change that.  He is sponsoring senate bill 6385 which, if passed, would allow homeowners to sue their contractor for negligent construction.