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Who Is Responsible For A Construction Defect?

You bought a new home or went through a remodel, only to discover a roof leak, a foundation issue or some other construction defect. You want it repaired and you want compensation for losses. The question is, who do you take action against? Who is responsible for the construction defect?

A Tough Question To Answer

This can be a tough question to answer, considering the number of parties that may be involved in a single construction project. Depending on the nature of the project, the parties involved can range from developers to general contractors to subcontractors to architects to materials suppliers or producers and beyond. One or more of them may have had a hand in causing the construction defect.

The good news is that you do not need to find an answer on your own. You can enlist an experienced construction law attorney to conduct a thorough investigation, determine what went wrong and which party or parties are responsible, and pursue the appropriate course of action. This may involve claims against one or more parties.

There may be a lot of finger-pointing on the other side. The general contractor may blame a subcontractor who may blame defective materials. Your lawyer will bring the facts to light to prove what happened and make it clear to the responsible party that the matter needs to be resolved. The battle may go to trial, if appropriate.

Choose An Attorney With Decades Of Experience

At Heekin Litigation Group, we have decades of experience handling roof leaks, window leaks, water intrusion, foundation problems, electrical defects, plumbing defects and other construction defect claims. We know how to identify the responsible party and take action to get you a resolution as soon as possible. We encourage you to contact us today.


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