Legal Question in Construction Law in Iowa

We bought a lot from a developer to build a house on. The developer had the site blasted (hired it out) during the development phase. The lot was overblasted and it has cost us about $30,000 more than a normal excavation. Is it worth pursuing legal action against the developer?

Asked on 8/27/13, 6:57 pm

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Patrick Tracy Patrick J. Tracy, Esq, P.E.,
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This depends on the contract that you signed at the time where you agreed to have the builder construct your home. This is considered in most cases to be a latent (unknown) condition. I cannot advise you further because I do not know where your rights lie in the agreement.

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Answered on 8/28/13, 5:29 am

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