Years later, home construction defects case still argued
The lawsuit was filed 10 years ago and the eventual jury verdict was returned six years ago. But today lawyers in a case that alleged construction defects at a Lake Keowee townhome development are still in the courts, arguing the outcome. An Oconee Common Pleas jury returned verdicts in favor of homeowners amounting to $5 million dollars against the developer and two co-defendants. The common pleas court set aside $2.8 million of the judgment, but today the lawyers are in federal court arguing over whether two insurance companies should be made to pay up. The homeowners sued in the name of Stoneledge at Lake Keowee Owners Association and individual townhouse owners.