The area of construction defect law is quite complicated, and you owe it to yourself to find out as much as possible in regards to any problem you’ve discovered with your home or condo.
1. What is a construction defect?
A construction defect is any problem or damage caused by improper conduct or omission on the part of a builder. The legal definition of a construction defect is quite complicated, but the reasonability standard is generally applied to any construction defect issue.
2. What should I do if I discover a problem with the construction of my home?
The first thing you should do is contact an expert to take a close look at the problem. If he or she determines that substantial repairs are necessary to fix the problem, you need to contact an attorney immediately before you agree to these repairs.
3. What if my builder denies the fact that a construction defect is present?
First of all, if you discover a construction defect, you should not attempt to work directly against your builder. Most companies employ defense attorneys whose job it is to limit the exposure to liability on the part of their clients. You should contact a construction defect attorney for a free case evaluation.
4. What if a construction defect in my home creates a dangerous situation?
If your home is dangerous or uninhabitable because of a construction defect, do not place yourself or your loved ones in harm’s way. Take the proper steps to ensure the safety of anyone who could be harmed by this defect and contact an attorney immediately.
If you have other questions that are not covered by these examples of construction defects FAQs, then you cannot let the problem fester or let your questions go unanswered. Contact a construction defect attorney as soon as possible and schedule a free consultation. Your financial, emotional and physical health may depend on the timeliness of your attorney consultation.