Our experienced faculty will cover the historical background and evolution of the Arizona Economic Loss Rule, along with an analysis of key Arizona cases with particular focus on Flagstaff Affordable Housing L.P. v. Design Alliance, Inc. and its progeny. The panel will address conflicts within existing case law, resolved and unresolved issues and strategic and tactical approaches to the doctrine.
Key issues that will be discussed are:
The Boundary of Tort and Contract Law
The Background and Theories of the Economic Loss Rule Generally
The History of the Economic Loss Rule in Arizona
Flagstaff Affordable Housing L.P. v. Design Alliance, Inc.
Resolved, and Unresolved, Issues Under Arizona’s Economic Loss Rule
What is Wrong with the Economic Loss Rule (if anything)?
The Future of the Economic Loss Rule
Our Faculty brings together Judges from the Supreme Court of Arizona, Arizona Court of Appeals and Maricopa County Superior Court plus the Dan B. Dobbs Professor of Law from the University of Arizona College of Law.