What is a defect?
A defect is any inadequacy of the construction. It can be applied to every step: design, planning, supervision, inspection, and building. The worst of defects may cause structural failure, which can cause injury or death. Defects may also diminish property value and financially hurt the owner..
How do I know if I have a construction law case?
Construction law cases vary widely, and are often fully dependent on the original contracts. Breaking the law is far less frequent, because site managers and employees alike want to construct a safe structure. However, if you feel someone you’re working with is not fulfilling their contractual duties in any capacity, a lawyer may be necessary..
What information does my attorney need?
Construction law cases focus more on your satisfaction rather than large-scale changes. Because of this, all your attorney needs is the construction project’s relevant documentation. To be prepared, bring all legal documents starting from the planning stages of the building all the way to any paperwork concerning the current dispute. .
What types of damages are available in construction lawsuits?
Disputes typically involve poor workmanship, defective materials, failure to complete the project on time, or property damage. Financial compensation may be available in the amount necessary to fix the damaged structure and reconstruct it as per the prior contract, although this will vary depending on your case..