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3.17.2008

2008 Legislature Fails to Pass Bill Imposing Reasonable Care Standard on Residential Construction Professionals

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In January 2008, we reported that the legislature was considering Senate Bill 6385, which would have significantly changed the landscape regarding construction defect claims available to owners of residential properties in Washington. Specifically, the bill created a reasonable care standard for construction professionals, including contractors and design professionals, involved in the construction or improvement of residential property. View full article (PDF).