TRANSITION STUDIES – Condos and HOAs Should Identify Construction Deficiencies Before Warranties Expire

construction defect damage repairs in marylandLatent Defects: many of the construction defects that we investigate for condominiums and HOAs are latent in nature, meaning the defects are concealed from view because they are located within exterior wall assemblies or otherwise hidden behind exterior building veneer systems, such as vinyl siding, brick masonry, architectural stone wall systems, EFIS (Exterior Insulation Finishing System), etc.

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CONSTRUCTION DEFECT ATTORNEY FEES: condominium entitled to attorney fees in addition to construction defect damages.


Maryland Construction Defect Attorneys 

 Maryland condo association awarded $500,000.00 for attorney fees in addition to $6.6 million damages for cost of repairing construction defects.

A condominium association may have the legal right to recover attorney’s fees in a construction defect case.   Continue reading

$5.6 MILLION JURY AWARD FOR CONDO: Construction Defect Attorneys Obtain 5.6 Million Dollar Jury Award for Construction Defect Damages

Maryland Construction Defect Attorneys, Cowie & Mott, P.A.  Obtained a $5,629,715.00 Jury Verdict for a Condominium Association

The case was tried in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The Jury awarded the $5.6 Million Dollar verdict against a national builder, Ryan Homes,  for the defective construction of an Anne Arundel County condominium.  
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Maryland Construction Defect warranty Legislation for Condominiums and Homeowner AssociationsConstruction Defect Warranty Claims in Maryland

The attorneys at Cowie & Mott, P.A. handle construction defect warranty claims for homeowners and condominium associations and are familiar with applicable laws.  Nicholas Cowie, a partner at Cowie & Mott, P.A., is an authority on Maryland warranty law and he drafted the latest warranty legislation (“Senate Bill 597“) that amends the statutory implied warranties under the Maryland Condominium Act and the Maryland Homeowners Association Act applicable to construction defects in newly constructed condominiums and homeowner associations communities (“HOA”). Continue reading