Construction Defects: Latent vs Patent

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Construction defects can arise at any time, sometimes years after the project’s completion. Defects are either patent or latent, and can involve issues with the project’s design, materials and supplies, or services rendered. While both types of defects can be very damaging, the law treats them differently. PATENT VERSUS LATENT DEFECTS A patent defect is open and obvious, or can …

Alexander BarthetConstruction Defects: Latent vs Patent