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Construction Defect Litigation in NY

Construction defects can cost you time and money and also be quite hazardous. Below are some frequently asked questions about New York construction defect law:

Q: What is a construction defect? A construction defect is a problem in the design or construction of a building. Construction defects can occur on virtually every aspect of a structure.

Q: What if my contractor or builder denies that a construction defect exists? Do not attempt to deal with your contractor or builder alone. They will have their own lawyers counseling them on how to avoid liability. Hire a knowledgeable NY construction attorneywho has significant experience in construction defect litigation in New York. A seasoned attorney can assist you in receiving compensation for repairs.

Q: If I find a construction defect in my home, what should I do? First, you should hire an expert to examine your home to determine if there really is a defect. If the expert confirms your suspicions, you need to contact a law firm skilled in construction defect law in New York immediately. Serious repairs may be needed to fix the problem and you should not agree to anything until speaking to your attorney.


Q: What if the construction defect is hazardous? Construction defects can affect the overall quality of a structure and may pose a serious risk to you and your family. If a construction defect in your home creates a dangerous living environment, safety should be your first priority. You should then contact a law firm with substantial skill in New York construction liability law.

Q: What are some different types of construction defects? Construction defects can affect both the outside and inside of a structure. While some defects do not affect the structural integrity of a building, others can create a perilous habitat for your and family. Construction defects can affect the following aspects of a building:

  • Windows
  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Floors
  • Pavement
  • Crawl space

New York construction job defects cause a tremendous amount of stress and frustration. They can also be expensive and dangerous. Contact Altier & Vogt, LLC and speak to a skilled attorney today.

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From our office across from Penn Station, our NY construction accident attorneys represent people in construction defect litigation throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, and Long Island. Contact us for an honest evaluation of your NY construction accident case. Your initial consultation is free, and you pay no legal fees unless we recover on your behalf.

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