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.
Defended a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary in product liability litigation involving a home building product, which plaintiffs claimed emitted noxious gases. After successfully obtaining sanctions for spoliation of evidence, we achieved a very favorable resolution.