Alarming Interpretation of the Statute of Repose Comes out of the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Homeowners in Minnesota must now be aware that their statute of repose (the drop-dead date for bringing a construction defect claim on your home) may come and go earlier than one would intuitively think.
Dismantling the Defense of Finger Pointing
Dismantling the Defense of Finger Pointing: Real Estate Developers and Construction Contractors can be Held Jointly Liable for Construction Defects Under Minnesota Law
An Overview of Minnesota Statutes of Limitation and Repose in Construction Defect Lawsuits
The Statutes of Limitation and Repose outline the time-frames within which a construction defect action must be brought. A claim not filed or properly asserted within the applicable time period is considered “time barred’, or “stale”, and is subject to dismissal in its entirety.