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Hurricane Construction Defect Lawyers Fort Lauderdale

Skilled Attorneys Fight for Clients’ Rights in Construction Defect Cases After a Hurricane in Palm Beach County, Broward County, and Throughout Florida

When a Hurricane pays its wet and windy visit to your neighborhood, not all homes will have identical property damage. There will be big differences between what happened to your neighbors home compared to yours.

Some of these hurricane property damage differences can be explained by:

The different ages of different homes, and the Building Codes in force at the time of construction.

Different wind patterns due to the size, height, and shape of the homes and their relative positions within their parcels and one another.

Home property ground height, pitch, and slope may affect rain and flood water depth and hurricane floodwater runoff. Proximity to sewers, rain basins, major streets, and intersections can affect water flow and create standing water.

But what if the extensive and huge damage done to your home by a Hurricane is the result of the Hurricane smacking into your home and your home was inadequately or negligently constructed? If the home construction was substandard, not building code or industry standards compliant? Maybe roof trusses or tie downs that are improperly formed or placed? Maybe a foundation that permitted too much movement, or a roof that collapsed under conditions far less bad than it had been rated to withstand?

You may want to question why there was such extensive destruction.

If you have a reasonable basis to conclude after a qualified inspection that there may be shoddy workmanship, substandard materials, or building code violating construction, then maybe you would like to learn what your legal rights would be under those circumstances. If so, contact the law office of Lawlor, White & Murphey for a free consultation about your case today.

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John K. Lawlor

John K. Lawlor, a South Florida personal injury attorney who focuses his practice on complex personal injury, wrongful death, and professional malpractice, founded the law firm of Lawlor, White & Murphey in 1996. Since 1995, Mr. Lawlor’s trial advocacy and litigation skills, as well as his wide-ranging legal expertise, have provided plaintiffs and their families with a distinct advantage when seeking financial compensation and justice for injuries caused by the negligence of others.

Ben Murphey

A partner at Lawlor, White & Murphey and a distinguished personal injury lawyer, Ben Murphey tries complex disputes that include civil appeals, maritime and admiralty claims, wrongful death, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has been recognized for his excellence in the area of personal injury litigation by being rewarded with a 10/10 Avvo Rating and named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2010-2013 and Super Lawyers 2014-2019.

Anthony B. White

Since 1994, seasoned litigation and trial lawyer Anthony B. White has helped thousands of accident victims seek damages due to injuries sustained as a result of another party’s negligence. Included in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals and selected to the 2012, 2014-2019 editions of Florida Super Lawyers, Mr. White specializes in car accidents, insurance disputes, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice cases.

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Vivian B.

John Lawlor and this practice provide their clients with the upmost professionalism and expertise. I highly recommend them!

Lisa

John proved himself to be an attorney I could completely trust. His knowledge, experience and professionalism, mixed with his kindness and genuine concern for me and my family, were greatly appreciated.

Iskra D.

I cannot say enough about Anthony – he treated me like a friend instead of just another client. He was always available to answer any concerns, and provide guidance about my case.

Anonymous

I summarize my experience with Anthony with the words honesty, professionalism, efficiency and care. Thank you so much.

Jaime H.

This is a fantastic team of lawyers! Everyone who worked there treated me like I was their most important case, even though it wasn't a major car accident case. I would highly recommend them.

Anonymous

Ben worked on my case tirelessly and always kept me informed. Throughout a very lengthy and complex case he was very compassionate, empathetic and distributed a wealth of knowledge.

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$1.7million

Settlement/

Motor Vehicle Accident

$2.0million

Settlement/

Medical Malpractice

$3.0million

Recovery/

Slip & Fall Injury

$1.2million

Verdict/

Medical Malpractice

$8.5million

Judgment/

Motor Vehicle Accident

$5million

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Motor Vehicle Accident

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