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MESA VISTA S. TOWNHOME ASS'N v. CALIFORNIA PORTLAND CEMENT CO., G031082

In this residential construction defect case, the trial court properly awarded damages for the repair of defective concrete where the concrete would disintegrate in time unless repaired. The economic loss rule does not bar the recovery of damages.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/04/2004
  • Published 05/04/2004

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Kasdan, Simonds, Riley & Vaughan, Kenneth S. Kasdan, Concord, Nikola J. Bates, Dana Point;  Law Offices of Jack A. Lucas, Jack A. Lucas and Barry C. Vaughan, Irvine, for Plaintiff and Appellant Mesa Vista South Townhome Association.

  • For Appellees:
  • Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal and James L. Seal, Beverly Hills, for Defendant and Appellant California Portland Cement Company., Monteleone & McCrory, G. Robert Hale and William J. Ingalsbe, Santa Ana, for National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and Southern California Ready Mixed Concrete Association as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant California Portland Cement Company.
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