Below are short summaries of some of our cases. For confidentiality reasons, some of the descriptions below do not include specific case information. However, please contact us if you would like references. In addition, please note that no two cases are alike and similar results cannot be guaranteed.
This family friendly suburban neighborhood in Boulder CO consists of 4-plex condos, 8 plex condos and rowhomes within 13 buildings for a total of 60 units. Hearn & Fleener was sought out by this community to determine the degree of defect on the grading and drainage, concrete flatwork and building envelope within the neighborhood. Extensive expert inspections enabled our team to successfully provide detailed deficiencies that would require repairs. An out of court settlement will ensure the buildings are safe and long-lasting for the families who call them home.
These 4-plex patio homes were designed with the empty nester in mind, claiming to be one of the premier maintenance-free communities in Northern CO. Unfortunately, with the extensive grading and drainage issues, concrete flatwork failures, roof leaks and the building envelope defects in the community, this was not the case. Hearn & Fleener worked diligently with a team of experts to document these defects and hold the original contractors accountable. The proper repairs were able to be made with a confidential multi-million-dollar settlement returning these patio homes to the owners as the quality maintenance-free retirement community it was intended to be.
Multi-million-dollar construction defect claim centered around water intrusion through roofs, windows, decks and also involved a claim concerning concrete and structural connections. Litigation moved quickly and all issues were resolved. The terms and conditions of the settlement are required to remain confidential, however, the homeowners are very pleased with the outcome.
Large claim involving 99 single family homes. The case centered on stucco related failures. The claim resulted in a significant settlement, the terms of which are confidential.
A patio home community north of Denver contacted Hearn & Fleener when they realized their buildings were situated on some of Colorado’s worst bentonite soils. Some of the homes had shifted several inches causing significant damage to interior finishes, pipes and ductwork, basement slabs and balconies. The firm, through their expertise in shifting soils and with the help of some very specialized soils experts, was able to obtain one of the largest repair settlements ever negotiated regarding soils in Colorado history.