• Residential Construction Defects
  • October 28, 2013 | Author: R. Scott Alagood
  • Law Firm: Alagood & Cartwright, P.C. - Denton Office
  • With a hopefully improving economy, our State and local community should see an increase in new housing development. If our past history is a good indicator of the future, then the increase in new construction will necessarily increase the number of construction defect claims between the Buyers of these new homes and the Contractors who constructed them. This article will briefly discuss the history of residential construction claims in Texas and set forth the current legal framework for home owners and builders who may soon find themselves on one side or the other of a residential construction defect claim.