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Divided Appeals Court Finds Couple’s Construction Defects Suit Perempted

(April 18, 2016, 1:16 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A 2-1 panel of the First Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal on April 15 affirmed a trial court judge’s ruling finding that a couple’s breach of contract lawsuit against a contractor they initially hired to build their home was perempted by the New Home Warranty Act (NHWA) (Barbara Siragusa, et al. v. Chad Bradley Bordelon, et al., No. 2015 CA 1372, La. App., 1st Cir.; 2016 La. App. LEXIS 733).

(Opinion available. Document #09-160506-007Z.)

First Circuit Judges John T. Pettigrew and Toni...
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