How Do I Know When I Can Sue My Builder?

Posted by Kallie Chambers Lunsford on January 10, 2020

There are many situations where you, the homeowner, can sue your builder or contractor for poor workmanship. Defective construction can cause you to suffer significant property damage from many things including water leaks, cracked foundation, cheap or inadequate materials, and settlement issues. Typical claims attorneys at Riley & Jackson, P.C. file against builders or contractors include (1) defects in design, workmanship, or materials, (2) structural failures, and (3) negligence.  These claims are explained below.   (1)  Defects In Design, Workmanship,...

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Residential construction defects: When should I take action?

Posted by Keith Jackson on September 25, 2018

After years of kitchen envy, sketching rooflines on paper napkins and seemingly endless meetings with your financial advisor, you’ve finally hired a contractor to build your dream home. Or maybe you’ve just moved into the buzzing new neighborhood located in the ideal school zone. So what comes next? Read on to see how here-and-there fixes can turn into a new homeowner's nightmare.   Growing Pains: When is it time to question your Contractor regarding residential construction defects? To really put...

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