Go to any construction site and you will see plenty of craftsmen—people who take pride in their work and their role in creating a beautiful and functional structure. Sometimes, that work may be called into question and a construction defect claim may be filed. These claims are serious and require the help of a Fort Lauderdale construction defect lawyer to resolve it.
What is a Construction Defect Claim?
A construction defect is a claim, brought forth by a property owner, that an issue with materials, workmanship, or design on a construction project has devalued their property. Construction defect cases happen often in the construction industry and require a heightened attention to details to ensure a positive a result. That’s why it’s critical to contact a Fort Lauderdale construction defect attorney from Trent Cotney P.A. as soon as possible.
Common construction defects include:
- Structural problems
- Soil subsidence or movement
- Building envelope flaws
- Fractured foundation or unsuitable waterproofing
- Mold encroachment
- Drywall issues
- Water intrusion due to defective roofing or window/door seals
Why Work With a Fort Lauderdale Construction Defect Lawyer?
Trent Cotney has successfully defended contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, engineers, architects, and other construction trade professionals against construction defect claims. Since we focus on construction law, our attorneys are well versed in the nuances of building codes and state and federal laws and regulations. We also work with many of the best accounting, engineering, and design professionals who will review and evaluate your claim. With our claim knowledge and experience, we will build the strongest case possible for our clients.
If you would like to speak with one of our construction lawyers in Fort Lauderdale, please contact us at 954.210.8735, or submit our contact request form.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.