SAN FRANCISCO - The First District California Court of Appeal on June 3 affirmed summary judgment for a hotel builder in a construction defects case, agreeing that the plaintiff's claims were time-barred based on a contract between the parties (Brisbane Lodging L.P. v. Webcor Builders Inc., No. A132555, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 4; 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 439).