CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CLAIMS AND MOLD:
TEN TIPS TO REDUCE BUILDER LIABILITY
Construction defect claims, particularly for mold, have plagued the construction and insurance industries for many years now. Despite improvements in design, materials and construction techniques, even the best builders are sued for construction defect and mold claims. Construction defect claims are universally costly, even if frivolous. Litigation distracts builders from their business, is expensive to defend, and can ruin a company’s reputation – even if the builder wins.
The following article illustrates what builders can do to prevent such claims