The group represents home builders, general contractors, homeowners associations and manufacturers of building materials in product liability and personal injury matters. The team also handles subrogation actions involving property damage from the failure of allegedly defective products. Our lawyers have served as counsel for one of the largest home builders on the East Coast for the past decade, defending claims for construction defect, personal injury, premises liability, wrongful death claims and breach of contract. McCarter’s world-class Insurance Coverage group assists in securing policyholder rights on these matters, if necessary. The firm has an excellent track record of obtaining defense costs, indemnity and insurance coverage for our clients.
Salt Meadows Homeowners Association—Jury trial victory
Secured a jury verdict in Delaware Superior Court awarding Salt Meadows $12.9 million—the second largest jury verdict in a construction defect litigation in any Delaware federal or state court. The case revolved around damages related to water infiltration at townhomes in Fenwick Island, Delaware, caused by the general contractor’s negligent construction and supervision of construction at the property 15 years ago.