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Researchers in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine have analyzed decades of wildfire statistics from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The team’s findings (published last month in the open-access journal Scientific Reports) concluded that the annual burn season has lengthened and the yearly peak has...
The California Court of Appeals, in State Farm General Insurance Company v. Oetiker, Inc., has recently (filed December 18, 2020) provided much-needed guidance on the scope of the Right to Repair Act.  That 2002 Act, codified in Civil Code section 895 et. seq., statutorily permits homeowners to recover for construction defects which have not yet...