Rapid City Defective Construction Attorneys
What to Do If You Are Injured Due to a Construction Defect
All parties responsible for the design and construction of buildings, structures, and other similar spaces have a duty of care to the public. When this duty of care is breached, buildings and structures can be unsafe or unsound, leading to catastrophic consequences.
If you were injured as a result of a construction defect, it’s important that you discuss your legal rights and options with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. These are complex cases with many possible liable parties, from the designer of a building to the manufacturer of a specific product to a private contractor that completed the actual construction—and many others. An attorney will be able to help you determine who is liable for your injuries and can assist you in pursuing the fair recovery you are owed.
Contact the Rapid City defective construction lawyers at Whiting Hagg Hagg Dorsey & Hagg, LLP today for a free consultation; call (605) 250-3003.
Examples of Construction Defects
There are many types of construction defects, which can lead to many different types of injuries.
Some of the most common examples of construction defects include:
- Unsafe design
- Faulty electrical wiring
- Defective mechanical systems
- Defective building products
- Unsafe materials (such as asbestos)
- Unsound foundations
- Structure collapses
- Violations of building codes
- Failure to follow safety standards
Note that this is not an exhaustive list; there are many other ways in which a building or structure may have construction defects. As a result, innocent individuals can suffer catastrophic injuries, life-threatening illnesses, and may even be killed. When this occurs, victims have the right to take legal action.
Put a Trusted Team on Your Side
If you or someone you care about was injured as a result of a construction defect, you should not have to face the consequences on your own. While no amount of financial compensation can undo what you have been through, a fair recovery can allow you the ability to heal and move forward with your life. Our Rapid City construction defect lawyers can help you seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Call us at (605) 250-3003 or contact us online to learn how our firm can help you.
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