Post-Repair Diminution in Value Claims: ‘Stigma Damages’ in Future Cases

August, 2022 | By Stephen S. McCloskey and Thomas V. McCarron

Originally published in The Legal Intelligencer on August 16, 2022. The scope of an owner’s claims for damages in construction defect litigation against the general contractor and its subcontractors is often thought of as the costs of repair, plus any consequential damages such as lost profits or rents if not waived in the contract. But…

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