leaky schools

Capital Letter: Leaky building litigation: no end in sight

Thu 4 Aug

The Supreme Court reiterated the need for caution in striking out negligence claims where a novel duty of care is alleged. With special feature audio.

Auckland lawyer Adina Thorn

Court dismissal of time bar helps claimants in $250m leaky homes class action

Tue 2 Aug 3

The court found the 10-year rule does not apply to manufacturing of defective housing products. With special feature audio.

Carter Holt loses bid to toss out huge leaky schools suit

Fri 29 Jul

Carter Holt Harvey has lost its final bid to throw out a claim that it's liable for the cost of fixing about 890 leaky schools.

David Goddard QC

Carter Holt mounts last-ditch bid to toss out leaky schools claim

Wed 13 Apr 5

Ministry is also cross appealing.

Carter Holt able to appeal 'leaky schools' ruling

Tue 1 Dec

The Appeal Court ruling in July didn't establish the building products maker was liable.

James Hardie to 'vigorously defend' cladding quality in face of potential class action suit

Tue 11 Aug 5

"James Hardie has been notified of a single new claim and it intends to review the facts of this specific claim"


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