Construction Defect: Did missing building materials put homeowners at serious risk from hurricanes?
Proper hurricane protection for homes requires specific construction materials and methods be faithfully used. When up to 98% of materials are missing and roofs are not properly attached, a building can be condemned. That’s what happened to over 100 four-plex structures in Miami. At issue was whether the buildings could be rebuilt to code or razed. How did this case end less than 3 months after Hurricane Katrina hit the news?Download Case Study