Tips For Addressing A Construction Defect Or Other Work Project Problems

Addressing A Construction Defect Or Other Work Project ProblemsWhen faced with a construction defect or other problem in one of your buildings or real estate projects, it’s important to know the facts.  Construction defects can cause serious financial and physical damages to the parties involved.   To properly address both the short and long-term damages, we recommend that you contact an experienced construction law attorney.

Construction projects include a number of parties including:

  • Contractors
  • Sub-contractors
  • Property owners
  • Architects
  • Managers
  • Engineers

A construction defect can have significant repercussions and damages for all the parties.  Our construction law attorneys are experienced in representing the interests and needs of owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, and building materials manufacturers in numerous construction projects.

Defending Builder Integrity

There are times when a builder or contractor needs to defend the integrity of their work.  In addition to hammers and nails, their professional integrity is also their stock and trade, and we understand the value of protecting their reputation and the bottom line of their business.   As experienced trial attorneys, we have been called upon to defend the rights of general contractors, subcontractors, public and private developers, artisans, engineers, architects and other design professionals in cases involving alleged construction defects.  We understand that for many companies, the allegation of a construction defect has a dramatic impact not only on profits but also on your business reputation. We are here to help defend your rights and interests.

Representing Property Owners

For most people, your home is the largest investment of your life.  When a construction defect threatens the value of that property or creates unnecessary risks you may be able to hold the builder accountable for the proper performance of their work.  Our experienced attorneys understand how to effectively raise issues of craftsmanship and safety in representing you and protecting your property.   Contact us if you believe you have construction defects including:

  • Water damage
  • Cracks
  • Leaks
  • Shifting
  • Foundation problems
  • Water rights
  • Easements
  • Soil problems
  • Property disputes

A home is a complex creation.  As a property owner, it is understandable if you have questions or concerns.  Many owners call us for assistance.  We will tell you if we think you have a case or if we think you don’t have a case.  We will review with you your goals, needs and wants.  We will then share with you your options.  We will not file a lawsuit if you don’t have a case.  We will use our extensive courtroom experience to help guide you through the process.

Regardless whether we are representing a contractor or property owner, we take a common sense approach to each case by counseling our clients about the potential financial investment litigation may entail, and the emotional toll and investment of valuable time and energy. If a client believes the court can solve every problem, we do everything within our power to deflate that myth and replace it with sound legal advice.

For lawyers who will stand up for your rights in construction defects litigation, contact the construction law attorneys at Fisher Stark, P.A.  Call today for a free case evaluation at 828.505.4300.

We proudly serve the communities of Western North Carolina including Asheville, Hendersonville, Hickory, Morganton, Waynesville, Lenoir and Brevard.

Last updated 7/5/2015