Zinzow Law

Chapter 558 Notice of Construction Defects: What Your First Steps Should Be, Misteps to Avoid, and Actions You can Take Now to Protect Yourself Long Before a Defect is Claimed

If you have built or participated in the building of a community or a structure and have received the dreaded Chapter 558 Notice of Construction Defects, your first instinct is to contact your insurance agent and insurer immediately. You provide them the Notice to trigger insurance coverage and gain assistance from your insurer. Your insurer should assign an adjuster and one or more construction consultants to investigate the claims on your behalf in the hopes of resolving them without litigation. However, winds of change are once again upon the construction industry, and this time those winds strike at the very essence of the insurance policy you purchased to protect yourself.

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