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How Florida’s New “Right of Contribution” Will Affect Defective Construction Lawsuits

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Defective construction lawsuits often lead to a mad scramble among the insurance companies covering the underlying project. It is often the case that two or more insurers have a legal duty to defend against the same lawsuit. But these duties typically exist independently of one another. In other words, say a given construction project… Read More »

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Issues Prevalent in Prefabricated Houses

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Many homeowners, including regular readers of this blog, know that newly constructed houses can nevertheless contain defects. However, even a new trend of homebuilding – prefabricated houses – which claims to be a more efficient means to construct a house, can still contain defects. When construction defects are detected, retaining the services of an… Read More »

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Even a Prior Settlement May Not Prevent a Construction Defect Lawsuit

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Nobody starts a major construction project assuming there will be defects in the work. And even when a defective construction claim arises, it is often in the best interests of all parties to settle the matter outside of court. But what happens when a settlement is later challenged by a party who alleges there… Read More »

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How Long Can You Wait Before Suing a Contractor Over a Leaky Roof in Florida?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

One of the most common construction defects is a leaky roof. In severe cases, a leak might be an indication the entire roof has failed and needs to be replaced. When this happens, the property owner may seek to hold the original roofing contractor or sub-contractor liable for damages. Four-Year Clock Starts to Run… Read More »

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Construction Defect Claims for Mold Issues

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Moving into a new house carries with it high expectations and excitement. However, some new home owners must deal with the unfortunate issue of construction defects, which temper these expectations and excitement. Instead of euphoria, the presence of a construction defect will bring up images of anger and frustration. Initially, anger is against the… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible for Defective Materials?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Hiring a contractor can be nerve-wracking. Much like going to an auto mechanic, physician, or another individual having expertise in an area about which many people know very little, dealing with a contractor can cause the same type of anxiety. Most individuals are not familiar with how construction is supposed to progress or what… Read More »

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