Home Improvement Contractor Act

Violation of Home Improvement Contractor Act is Subject to Statute of Repose

A sharply divided Supreme Judicial Court has held that claims by a homeowner against a contractor, under the state home improvement contractor law, are subject to the statute of repose. Thus, when improper work done in 2001 was not discovered until 2… Read More
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Homeowner’s alleged waiver of building code requirement did not absolve contractor from liability for the same

The contractor installed a membrane roof on top of three existing layers of roofing, claiming that the homeowner orally directed this step and orally directed that the existing roofing not be stripped. The building code prohibits more than two layers… Read More
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