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Hi, The question I have is...Is the builder negligent, responsible, and is there a statue of limitation.
In my backyard there is an area where the landscape is sunk in. During heavy rains the water pools around the foundation, causing further landscaping erosion, and a mildew issue. one side of the house. My neighbors said it is a "builder's whole", where the builder of the home dug a whole in the ground , and put unwanted scraps, ie., unwanted lumber, and back filled it with dirt. the home was built in 1993. I look forward to your assistance with this matter
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I am very sorry to hear about this situation.
In GA, a claim for negligent construction (or fraud) must be brought within four years from the time the claim arises.
Because this home was built in 1993, I am afraid it may simply be too late to file this claim.
The matter is now out of statute of limitations.
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