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Construction Defects

How To Address Construction Defects

Property owners have the right to expect construction work to be defect-free and completed according to specifications. Contractors, subcontractors, architects and other parties involved in a construction project have the right to address or remedy allegedly faulty work.

When disputes over construction defects arise, it can be valuable to enlist an attorney with the experience to protect your rights and interests. At Heekin Law, P.A. in Jacksonville, our attorneys come to these cases with more than 70 years of combined experience. We approach construction defect claims with care, working with experts as needed. We compare the final outcome to the initial plan to understand what, if anything, went wrong. Then, we design a legal strategy to achieve a positive resolution. As Florida trial attorneys, we are prepared to argue these cases in court to get an outcome that meets your needs.

Results In Faulty Construction Claims

Our lawyers have a reputation for results in faulty construction claims involving:

  • Water intrusion due to leaks in roofs, windows or doors
  • Mold growth due to water intrusion
  • Sinking foundations, tilted foundations and other foundation issues
  • Post-tension concrete issues
  • Building code violations

We seek results in construction law claims involving new construction, remodeling, residential construction, commercial construction and all other types of construction.

Dealing With Multiple Parties In Construction Defect Lawsuits

Construction defect cases can become complex quickly because of the number of parties involved in a construction project. A homeowner or commercial property owner typically initiates the action. Often, the contractor is the target of the lawsuit. Many other parties may be involved, however, including the architect who designed the project if accused of defective design or the materials supplier if accused of supplying defective materials.

We know how to sort through the layers of complexity in these cases to protect your interests and pursue a positive outcome through negotiation or trial.

Free Consultations About Faulty Construction Lawsuits

Whether you are interested in pursuing a construction defect lawsuit or you are the target of a lawsuit, you can benefit from discussing your case with our attorneys. Call us at 904-355-7000 or complete the form below to schedule a free consultation.


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