Category Archives: Construction Litigation

Attorneys for construction litigation claims involving poor or defective construction, garage or building collapses involving injury and wrongful death.

Was Your Home Built with Defective Stucco?

When defective Chinese drywall was ruining homes and people’s lives, the product liability attorneys at Colson Hicks Eidson were there to help the victims. We helped recover damages for multiple families, and since then we’ve kept an eye on house construction defects so you can be informed. Now, a new defect is starting to emerge, and South Florida needs to…
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Danger 100 Stories Up: What Caused A Fatal Construction Accident In Miami?

It was the afternoon of Wednesday December 2nd in Biscayne Beach, and for workers at a local condominium project, the day might have seemed like any other. However, on the 37th floor of that condo project something went horribly wrong, and now authorities are trying to figure out how a man lost his life while on the job. What Caused…
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Construction Defect Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging a National Cover-up of Pipe Defects in Condo Fire Sprinkler Systems

High Rise Buildings Developed Between 2004 and 2009 Primarily at Risk CORAL GABLES, FL. (December 4, 2015) — Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at Colson Hicks Eidson, and Stuart Sobel partner at Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De la Torre, Mars & Sobel, along with Of Counsel Alton C. Hale, Jr., have filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in…
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The Dangers Of Working With Electricity

A man was sent to the Broward Health Medical Center in May after surviving an electrocution. The man was a worker for Coral Gables’ MasTec, a construction company contracted by the Florida Power & Light Company, and sustained serious burns after being exposed to live wires. A spokesman for the nearby Coral Ridge Country Club said that an office building…
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Rescue Canines Trained For Building Collapses

Buildings collapse for many reasons: earthquakes, severe storms, construction accidents. However, the members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department’s Florida Task Force One are constantly vigilant. Their job is to increase the chances of survival for victims of structural collapses by finding those victims as quickly as possible. To fulfill this duty, the taskforce has many tools, like the ultra-sensitive Delsar…
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Could a Construction Site Accident Spill Onto My Property?

In early November, a beam from a construction site crashed onto a restaurant next door to it and nearly hit a few diners while they were eating breakfast. According to WESH-TV, just before 11 a.m. on a Sunday, a 100-foot long steel sheet piling fell onto Grills Tiki Bar in Port Canaveral, Florida. Reportedly, customers who were eating breakfast were…
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