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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior Court Judges Hon. Keith Davis of
San Bernardino and Hon. Stephen Sundvold of Orange County will appear on the
faculty of the "Construction Defect Litigation Update Conference" Nov. 19,
2009 at The City Club on Bunker Hill in Los Angeles.
The chairmen of the conference, attorneys Richard Glucksman of Chapman,
Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger, APC of Los Angeles, and Kenneth Kasdan, Kasdan
Simonds Riley & Vaughan LLP of Irvine, Calif. and Phoenix, Ariz., assembled a
list of specialists from the building and insurance industries, as well as
from leading law firms.
In a review of headlines posted recently by "Mealey's Litigation Report:
Construction Defects," a leading monitor of the litigation published by
LexisNexis, California cases have produced settlements in matters involving
subcontractors for $15,000 in one case and $16,500 in another, while other
cases with a broader range of parties settled for $55,000, $525,000, $632,305,
and $1.3 million.
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