Walters Richardson has experience defending commercial and residential contractors in actions arising out of claims of construction defect, mold, "sick house", land subsidence and subcontractor changes. From construction defects in multimillion dollar condominium projects to a homeowner claim of negligent roofing, Walters Richardson brings the same attention to detail in the defense of all of its construction clients. With hard hats at the ready, our attorneys are on-site, advising our clients at all stages of litigation, from the first notice of a claim to expert inspections to trial.
In a sick house case, a couple claimed that they and their minor child suffered health issues after purchasing a home from the defendants. They claimed that the sellers were aware, but intentionally did not disclose that the home was built with wood that contained benzene and toxic mold, heavy metal toxins and bacteria. John W. Walters represented the defendants and were granted summary judgement. Sims v. Boscheinen, Court of Appeals of Kentucky, 2009 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1011.