Construction Defects

Construction Defects

Construction litigation is a specialty at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini. Our attorneys have defended construction claims ranging from catastrophic injuries to crane accidents to property damage throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.

Within this specialty area, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers have broad experience in handling construction defect claims. Our construction defect capabilities include residential and commercial structural defects and property damage claims.  Our attorneys have defended a variety of property owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and others against claims of faulty workmanship.

Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini’s attorneys have extensive experience handling multi-million dollar property loss cases arising from:

  • Defective Drainage Plane Construction
  • Defective floor Coating Applications
  • Defective Windows
  • Direct Applied Finish Systems
  • Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Improper Vinyl Siding Installation
  • Mold Claims
  • Roof Leaks
  • Structural Design Flaws
  • Traditional Stucco Claims (Portland Cement Plaster)

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Construction Site Injury Claims

The defense of construction site injury claims is one of the primary practice areas of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini.  For over 30 years, our attorneys have defended a wide range of construction-related injury claims throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.  Within this specialty area, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers have successfully defended a variety of concerns within the construction industry.  Our experience in defending a host of different claims provides us with a unique insight and ability to aggressively represent our clients.  Our attorneys are often called upon to assist in the investigation and defense of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from a construction activities.

Just some of our construction accident experience includes:

  • Building Collapses
  • Contractor Safety Violations (OSHA, MSHA, Etc.)
  • Crane Accidents
  • Electrical Accidents (Circuit Breakers, Bus Bars, Transformers, Etc.)
  • Excavation and Trench Collapses
  • Explosions
  • Multi-Story Fall Downs
  • Pile Driving Accidents
  • Power Line Injuries
  • Roadway Construction Accidents
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Structure and Roof Collapses
  • Worksite Assaults

We have successfully defended construction site owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, crane and rigging companies, equipment owners, design professionals, project managers and industry consultants in these and many other construction accident injury matters.

Our skilled construction defense attorneys have negotiated de minimus settlements in numerous multimillion dollar catastrophic injury settlements, and in many cases we have helped our clients avoid settlement contributions altogether. Our lawyers also aggressively litigate contractual indemnification claims.

Clients of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini also benefit from our litigators’ collective experience in a variety of other practice areas such as construction defects, crane accidents, products liability, premises liability and subrogation. Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys bring their combined experience to bear in shaping effective, cost-efficient solutions for our clients. For each matter we handle we provide personal attention from senior litigators during all phases of representation and deliver exceptional, responsive service at a reasonable cost. In short, we strive to craft and deliver a superior product.