Construction Defects Attorney Serving Los Angeles County and Ventura County
Construction defects can happen for many different reasons. A contractor might fail to adhere to proper procedures and standards, or they might use inadequate materials or fail to supervise workers on the construction team. Whatever the reason might be, negligence can lead to a wide range of defects in a structure or on a property, which can be costly for property owners or even unsafe.
Whether you discovered a defect on your property or are a contractor accused of causing a defect, you should seek help from an experienced construction defects lawyer who handles cases in Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Contact the Law Offices Alan J. Carnegie, APC, today.
Common Defects and Causes
Many different defects can result from the construction process, and they can range from inconvenient to dangerous. Some common construction defects include:
- Foundation cracks
- Leaking roof or foundation
- Squeaking floors
- Improperly installed fixtures
- Structural issues
Some foundation cracks or other issues might be the result of natural circumstances, such as soil movement or weather conditions. However, in other situations, defects can be caused by:
- Improper design
- Not using proper tools or materials
- Not complying with safety codes or specifications
- Improper construction
- Not accounting for water or soil movement
- Leaving open cracks or gaps
Property owners who discover defects might be able to hold contractors and construction companies liable for defects caused by negligence.
Construction Defects Lawyer Helping Clients in Ventura County and Los Angeles County
If you believe you might have a legal claim stemming from construction defects or you face a claim by a property owner, consult with a Ventura County and Los Angeles County construction defects attorney at the Law Offices Alan J. Carnegie, APC. Contact us so we can evaluate your situation and advise you of your legal rights and options.