Construction Defect Liability

The defense of developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, roofing contractors, subcontractors, and window manufacturers and installers in construction defect and personal injury claims is one of the firm’s many areas of practice. Our attorneys have years of experience in working with contractors as well as expert witnesses in this area of litigation. This area of practice also includes;

• Defective Construction
 • Defective Building Products
 • Statutory and Contractual Warranty Claims
 • Delay Damages 
 • Mechanic's Liens
 • Indemnification
 • Coverage Issues
 • Building Envelope

In addition to handling construction defect litigation we also provide assistance and representation in non-claims related matters involving contract review and interpretation along with pre-claims assistance.
 

Key Florida Statutes relied upon in Construction Defect Liability

Construction Contracting

Chapter 489 Part I 

Construction Defects

Chapter 558

Construction Industry Licensing Board

FAC 61G4-18.002

Construction Liens

Chapter 713 Part II

Condominiums - Rights and Obligations of Developer

Chapter 718 Part II

Condominiums - Rights and Obligations of Association

Chapter 718 Part III

Cooperatives - Rights and Obligations of Developer

Chapter 719 Part II

Cooperatives - Rights and Obligations of Association 

Chapter 719 Part III

Damages in actions against contractors for injuries sustained from negligence, malfeasance or misfeasance

768.0425

Limits on Consultant/Contractor Liability on Florida Department of Transportation Projects

337.195

Statute of Limitations for actions founded on the design, planning or construction of an improvement to real property

95.11(c)

*Disclaimer: This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail.