Construction Defect Lawyers     Making what's wrong...right
Defect Dateline Articles
  

The Construction Defect Dateline is our series of articles and other information which is specifically oriented towards homeowner boards or community managers. Most articles in this section are provided in PDF format, which requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.

SB 800 - Minimum Performance Standard for New Housing
Holding Meetings and Record Keeping for Claims Under SB 800

[Download]
 
El Nino 2002/03 Update
Homeowners Beware – Scientists Predict A Severe El Niño this Winter

[Download]
 
Association/Property Management Liability You're Not Immune!
Associations have a duty to respond to and promptly investigate homeowner complaints

[Download]
 
Construction Defect Litigation and the Apartment Industry
Construction Defect Litigation and the Apartment Industry

[Download]
 
Mold, the New Menace
What is mold and how is it dangerous?

[Download]
 
When your Association Needs First Aid Don't Just Give it a Band-Aid
Temporary repairs may simply mask deep-seated and more expensive construction problems.

[Download]
 
Expansive Soils
What are expansive soils and what damage can they cause?

[Download]
 
The Ten-Year Statute of Limitations
The Ten-Year Statute of Limitations, and what homeowners should know

[Download]
 
Lessons Learned from the Building Boom of the 1980's
Will history repeat itself...what have builders learned from the building boom of the 1980's?

[Download]
 
Selling a Home in Defect Litigation


[Download]
 
Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last   
What Our Clients Say
"We are very thankful that you believed in the case"
I just wanted to thank you and your staff for all the hard work you did on our case. Nick and I are very appreciative of the time your firm took for us and the other class members. It was a long road to the end but we are very thankful that you believed in the case and continued to support it.

- Elayne R. Wilson – Homeowner, Cayman Square & Cayman Lane

Verdicts & Settlements
"Vistoso Golf Casitas II Homeowners Association, Oro Valley, AZ $416,000.00"
Developer: Confidential
32 Unit Condominium complex
This condominium development experienced problems with water intrusion, cracking in the stucco and foundation systems, as well as problems with the roof systems.
Settlement/Judgment - $416,000.00
Duration - 24 months
The DCS Difference
DCS will arrange for a licensed general contractor or architect to perform a complete walk-through inspection and evaluation of your home, building, grounds and common areas. But don't take our word for it: see some of the many letters of appreciation that we've received from our clients.