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Dicks, Coglianese & Shuquem has conveniently-located construction defect litigation offices in Southern California, Phoenix and now also in Tucson, Arizona.

Featured Case Study: Canterra


120 unit Condominium Association located in North Phoenix. Approximately, the buildings were constructed from 1997 to 1998, with the remaining units thereafter. For over three years, the Association Board of Directors negotiated in good faith with the Developer to make repairs to defective roofs, among other issues. During this time frame, the Association was repeatedly promised repairs, and some partial repairs were actually started. In exchange for these promises, the Board decided not to bring a formal claim for the construction defects that existed in the common ar

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Featured Case Study: Ladera Vista

DCS was contacted by the Board of Directors of Ladera Vista, a 235-unit condominium development in North Scottsdale. The Association was plagued by a number of problems, including deterioration of decks and balconies, as well as water intrusion from roofs and windows…

The Association had been negotiating directly with the developer of the project for over a year before they called to get professional advice and support. The Board was concerned that the repairs offered by the developer were not permanent and did not encompass all of the problems the Association was experie

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What Our Clients Say
"Everyone's performance was truly first class."
As we finish our re-construction project, I want to take this opportunity to thank you and Mike and your entire staff for all you have done for our association. Everyone's performance was truly first class. We were treated as though we were your only project. We had your undivided attention.

- John Kozarovich – President, SeaCliff Court Homeowner's Association

Verdicts & Settlements
"Ashley Park, Gilbert, AZ $2,725,000.00"
Developer: Confidential
589 Single Family Homes (certified class action)
This matter was certified as a class action in August 2005. The homes in this community suffered from damage to their foundation and slab systems that caused cracking in the slabs and interior drywall.
Settlement/Judgment - $2,725,000.00
Duration - 22 months