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Construction Disputes

 

Schorr Law has expanded its construction law practice even further! Our attorneys are highly experienced in resolving construction law disputes anywhere from litigating these matters, to settling them.

Construction law disputes often arise between a whole host of different parties, including but not limited to: contractors, sub-contractors, design professionals, suppliers, property owners, real estate developers, and investors.

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Examples of common construction law disputes include:

  • Disputes between a supplier to a home construction project where the supplier is extremely late in delivering supplies and/or materials to the job site thereby delaying the completion of the project. This may lead to a dispute between the supplier and the contractor/sub-contractor that ordered the supplies. If not quickly resolved, a dispute may also arise between the property owner and the prime contractor who is ultimately responsible for timely completing the project.
  • Real estate developers often rely on design professionals to draft accurate plans for their development projects to be properly built. Occasionally those plans can’t be fully carried due to various unaccounted for site conditions. This leads to disputes between the developer and the design professional and if not quickly resolved could lead to disputes between the developer and its investors.
  • Disputes often arise when unforeseen conditions are discovered when renovating an existing building. For instance, is it the contractor’s fault for not doing a more thorough inspection before providing its firm bid that did not contemplate replacing all the plumbing? Is it something that couldn’t have been discovered without essentially demolishing large portions of the existing building meaning the property owner is responsible for any increased costs via a change order? This is just one example of many of the complicated issues that arise during construction projects.
  • Disputes between a homeowner and a developer often arise when a homeowner purchases a newly constructed single-family residence from a developer and after just a short time of living in the home, the homeowner discovers many construction defects.

Schorr Law is currently representing clients in construction disputes involving:

  • Construction Defect Matters;
  • Prosecuting non-disclosure claims on behalf of developers;
  • Contract Disputes;
  • Removing Mechanics Liens;
  • Arbitrating Construction Law related matters;
  • Defending public works contractors in administrative proceedings;
  • And more!

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