Top 10 Alleged Construction Defects

Explore the most common issues alleged in construction defect cases. Attendees are guided through construction basics from the roof to the foundation. The most common defects in each area are discussed, along with building code requirements, accepted industry standards, consequences and/or damages and repair recommendations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, each attendee will be able to:
  • Correctly interpret prescriptive and performance-based building code requirements and industry standards for the 10 most common construction defects.
  • Discriminately compare as-built conditions with industry standards and building code requirements.
  • Accurately evaluate the adequacy of construction details to determine the need for corrective repairs.
  • Effectively formulate reasonable details and scope requirements for the 10 most common construction defects

For more information contact Melissa Gibson at or (864) 647-1065


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