CHARLESTON, SC — November 18, 2016 — Shareholder Trey Watkins and associate Stephanie Brown co-wrote an article published in the fall edition of The DefenseLine– “Hammers, Nails, and Arbitration Clauses: Three Recent Cases Underscore the Importance of Well-Drafted Arbitration Clauses in the Homebuilder’s Tool Kit.” The article addresses the surge of construction related cases that involved arbitration clauses issued over a few weeks from the South Carolina courts. The articles discusses the issues and holdings of each case, and addresses some takeaways for the future use and defense of arbitration clauses in residential construction contracts. Click here to read the article.
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