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Article by Bennett Hansen & Alex Wylie about the Oregon Supreme Court recognizing negligent construction published in "For the Defense"

In Oregon’s ongoing construction defect wars, plaintiffs appear to have won the battle over the economic loss doctrine. The tort of negligent construction is all but confirmed by the Oregon Supreme Court. Harris v. Suniga, 344 Or. 301, 180 P.3d 12 (2008). After the Oregon Supreme Court’s Harris decision, the main question is, can Oregon construction professionals limit their liability through contract?

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