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Nevada’s Economic Loss Doctrine Prevents Negligence Claims Against Design Professionals Where Only Economic Loss Has Occurred.

Nevada courts and judges spend lots of time dealing with construction defect disputes.  During the economic boom, Nevada designers and builders put up many residential and commercial buildings.  Some were well designed and built.  Others?  Not so much!  The case of Terracon Consultants Western, Inc. v. Mandalay Resort Gp., 125 Nev. 66, 206 P.3d 81 (2009) was just one of those construction defect suits. What often happens in a construction defect suits is that the owners who find construction … [Read more...]