Champlain Towers South Collapse - Additional Information

Friday, September 03, 2021
“Just two days before the collapse, a pool contractor who visited the building took photos of damage in the garage, showing cracks in concrete, corroded rebar, and wet floors in the pool equipment room.The contractor, who remained anonymous, told The Miami Herald he thought the amount of water at Champlain Towers was unusual. A staff member who was showing him around told the contractor he "thought it was waterproofing issues," according to a report from The Herald... Read More

Collapsed Florida Tower Faced Years of Scrutiny

Monday, June 21, 2021
The condominium tower that collapsed near Miami in the early hours of June 24, killing at least 11 people and leaving dozens more missing in the ruins, had faced years of scrutiny over its deteriorating condition.Court documents, along with emails and other records released by officials in Surfside, Florida, show repeated concerns about structural problems in the 12-story Champlain Towers South building, built in 1981, but none suggested it was in danger of falling.The following is a timeline of some of the issues raised:... Read More