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Construction Defects in North Carolina & South Carolina

Assistance from a Skilled Civil Litigation Attorney

As the pace of new residential and commercial building has exploded, instances of defective construction have also escalated to unprecedented levels. These problems have been well-documented in numerous probing news reports throughout the country.

A “perfect storm” of conditions has inspired this virtual epidemic of construction defects. This includes the following facts:

  • Many subcontractors are untrained and poorly skilled
  • Large, national production builders rush the completion of entire neighborhoods, cutting corners along the way
  • Builders fail to oversee and adequately coordinate construction
  • Building products have become more complex and less forgiving, requiring greater attention in application
  • Government inspection departments are understaffed, overworked and underfunded

Don’t allow a construction defect to harm you, your property, or your profitability. Contact our North Carolina civil litigation lawyer at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor for a free consultation.

Holding the Responsible Accountable

The result of construction negligence is the wide-spread incidence of serious building code and shoddy workmanship. Houses leak, foundations crack, and building materials fail. The usual scenario is that general contractors, subcontractors and component manufacturers refuse to assume responsibility for these problems. If they do respond, they frequently propose “Band-Aid” repairs which are neither durable nor return the property to the quality for which the buyer bargained. So-called “warranties” provide little relief or protection and homeowners are left with huge bills to remediate these deficiencies.

We can Help You - Serving Charlotte, Hickory & Columbia

The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor has successfully represented thousands of homeowners in their disputes with builders, subcontractors, manufacturers, and other parties. For example, we have handled individual and class action lawsuits against manufacturers of defective products such as exterior insulation finish systems (EIFS), commonly known as synthetic stucco. We have represented the owners of commercial structures such as hotels and office buildings in their claims against general contractors. Our North & South Carolina civil litigation lawyers are also experienced in representing condominium associations in construction defect cases.

As a result of our substantial experience in this area, The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor is often retained by lawyers in other states to assist them in the prosecution of defect claims. Call us today at (800) 351-3008 to get started.

Client Reviews
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"… Larry and his team took over and were able to get us a fair settlement in a short time. I would highly recommend Larry and his team to anyone that finds themselves in an unfortunate situation where they're trying to get an insurance company to treat them fairly. Larry and his team get 5 stars from us! Josh J.
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"Eileen and Jason, There are no words to express the gratitude I feel for entrusting your law office with my MVA. I commend and admire your expertise wholeheartedly and with utmost respect. You and Jason have helped me so much so I can better focus on caring for my 3 year old daughter and one year old son. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for either of you now or in the future. N
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"Every single person that my family and I came into contact with was so nice, helpful, and thoughtful. I cannot say enough to sing the praises of Jason Taylor and his staff. You helped us navigate through a difficult time in our lives with such compassion and we are eternally grateful for everything. A. and B. D.