Construction Defect Claims

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Construction Defect Claims

The attorneys at Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin have years of experience working to resolve insurance coverage disputes on behalf of corporate and individual policyholders in the construction defect context. Our lawyers know the law and understand the unique challenges associated with construction defect claims. Our goal is to maximize available insurance coverage for our clients through negotiation, mediation and litigation.

Handling the Full Spectrum of Construction Defect Claims

Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin is well-recognized as a leader in insurance recovery cases in the construction defect context. We have developed a broad client base throughout Florida and nationwide. Our clients include:

  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Builders
  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Engineers
  • Condominium Associations
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • Individual Homeowners
  • Municipalities

The attorneys at our firm are well positioned to obtain favorable outcomes in large scale, multi-party construction defect lawsuits. We have the resources and staff necessary to thoroughly investigate and analyze the facts of each case and develop legal strategies that best serve the needs of our clients.

Our lawyers are familiar with the specific notice and response procedures that must be complied with before an action alleging a construction defect can be filed under Florida Statutes Chapter 558 (the Florida Construction Defect Statue). We also have a full understanding of the diverse range of issues that can arise in connection with construction defect litigation and stay up-to-date on the frequent changes in the law. This institutional knowledge and experience translates into significant cost and time savings for our clients. Clients throughout the construction industry know that no matter how complex the matter, a Miami insurance claim lawyer at our firm will be up-to-speed and able to handle the matter effectively and efficiently.

Navigating Clients through Complex Insurance Coverage Matters

Construction defect claims typically involve complicated additional insured and indemnification issues under liability insurance policies. Our lawyers are well versed in additional insured and indemnity matters and carefully navigate clients through complex insurance coverage issues in order to maximize insurance recovery. We work closely with clients to identify all potential coverage avenues available to resolve the claims.

At Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, we also believe in assisting policyholders in taking a proactive approach to insurance coverage matters. We regularly advise construction industry clients in connection with their risk management activities and assist in locating and evaluating insurance policies and products that best manage their potential risks and liabilities.

Discuss Your Situation with Our Experienced Insurance Recovery Team

If you are trying to resolve an insurance coverage dispute arising from a construction defect claim, the attorneys at Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin are prepared to help. To schedule a consultation with our insurance recovery attorneys, please contact our Miami or Orlando offices today at 305-577-3996.

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