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South Florida Hurricane Construction Defects Lawyer

Experienced Lawyers Hold Contractors for Injuries and Damages Caused by Construction Defects Exposed in a Hurricane in Broward County and Palm Beach County, FL

When a hurricane rips through South Florida, homeowners and property owners will come out in the aftermath of the storm to assess the damage. Frequently, property owners on the same block may end up suffering wildly different types of damage. Sometimes the differences in damage that adjacent or nearby properties suffer in a hurricane can be attributed to the differing ages of the property and the building codes that were in effect when each property was built, the differing wind patterns and forces resulting from different, sizes, shapes, heights, and positions of buildings, and ground height/pitch/slope and proximity to stormwater management structures. 

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However, properties can sometimes suffer more severe damage than other surrounding properties as a result of defects in the construction of that property. These defects can result due to the negligence of the professionals involved in construction on the property, including architects, engineers, and contractors. If your property has suffered damage in a hurricane due to construction or other building work that was substandard or that did not comply with applicable building codes, you may have a legal claim against those parties responsible for the construction defects that resulted in more severe property damage in a hurricane. Reach out to the South Florida hurricane construction defects attorneys at Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. to learn more about your legal options and how we might be able to help you pursue compensation for your damages and losses. 

Examples of Construction Defects That Can Lead to Damage in a Hurricane

Construction defects can occur during the design, planning, building, furnishing, or inspection of a property. When the parties that are involved in constructing or remodeling a property fail to perform the work in a way that meets the needs of the property owner, then a construction defect has occurred. Construction defects typically fall into one of four general categories:

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Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. Fights to Make Negligent South Florida Contractors Pay for Construction Defects That Lead to Hurricane Damage

When the architects, engineers, and contractors and subcontractors responsible for building or performing work on your property get careless or cut corners, that substandard work can leave you exposed when a hurricane comes through South Florida. At Gonzalez & Cartwright, our attorneys will work to hold negligent builders and contractors accountable when they leave your property with defects that result in more serious damage following a hurricane. When you hire us to pursue your hurricane construction defects claim, you can expect that our legal team will:

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If your property has suffered damage following a hurricane due to defects in its construction, let the experienced attorneys of Gonzalez & Cartwright get to work holding the negligent contractors accountable to provide you with compensation for the damage you’ve suffered due to the defective construction. Contact our firm today for a free case evaluation to learn more about your rights and options and about how having one of our knowledgeable attorneys on our side can make the difference in ensuring you are fully compensated for your losses.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hurricane Construction Defects in South Florida

How do you prove that construction defects led to damage from a hurricane?

If you can show that a contractor or another professional who worked on your property negligently performed their job that led to defects in the property that resulted in damage from a hurricane that would not have occurred had the construction or work on your property been properly performed, you may be able to show legal liability. For example, you can show that the contractors who worked on your property failed to ensure that their work complied with safety standards and local buildings codes

Who can be held liable for hurricane construction defects?

There are multiple professionals who may play a role in overseeing construction or renovation of a property, and who may be held liable for hurricane construction defects if they were negligent in their work including: contractors, subcontractors, developers, project managers, architects, surveyors, or engineers.

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