Cost of construction and tight deadlines have given rise to structural & construction defects. Experts state that this would only increase in the future. Defects in construction might not be visible immediately but would present itself in the future with high costs to fix. For example, a foundation problem would not be apparent for years but down the road it is when a family settles in that the foundation cracks.
If you or one of your family members have recently bought a house which was built recently in Florida and has structural and construction defects then the law in Florida clearly favors you. As a purchaser of the property, the home has to be fit to live in. It is something which is given and absolutely is your right. Now comes the tricky part, you need to know that even if there’s no signed contract with the seller which states that the home has no construction or structural defect and everything works as it should in a home, still law grants you the right to file a case against the seller to claim compensation for structural and constructions defects endangering the safety of your loved ones.
There’s a common misconception that the archaic “buyer-beware
Hiring a lawyer may help you mitigate some of the expenses associated with an accident. When you hurt yourself because of a risk present on a private or commercial property, you will likely be faced with pain, lost work, limited ability, stress and medical bills. All of these items are the potential liability of the party responsible for maintaining the property. We are committed to helping our clients recover from the accident and achieve justice in their cases.
Type of construction defects include:
- Structural Integrity
- Expansive Soils
- Water Intrusion
- Thermal and Moisture Protection
- Doors, Windows and Glass
Personal Injuries Caused by Structural and Construction Defects
If you have been effected by a construction company not following plans, using defected construction supplies, or cutting corners and it has resulted in personal injury, turn to the expert for representation. We have clients all throughout South Florida, Miami-Dade County and the greater Florida region. If you would like to receive a free initial consultation of our legal services call us at (305) 858-1622 for scheduling.