Construction Defect Litigation

At Olins Riviere Coates and Bagula, LLP, we respond quickly to any issues concerning faulty construction. You can rely on our extensive experience in construction law to vigorously protect your interests. We understand the sometimes complex relationships that arise between contractors, subcontractors and homeowners, and will work to resolve disputes efficiently and effectively. Whenever possible, our construction attorney will try to resolve disputes through the use of alternative dispute resolution. This method is often less expensive and contentious than a lengthy court battle. However, if litigation is the only way to resolve a dispute, you can rest assured that we will represent you aggressively.

Our firm represents home owners, commercial building owners, and contractors in construction defect claims litigating to recover for damages or defending allegations that construction project were not completed properly.

Construction defects are the failure of the building or building component to be erected in a reasonably workmanlike manner or to perform in the manner intended by the manufacturer or reasonable expected by the buyer, which causes damage to the structure. These defects can cause serious damage to property and may require expensive repairs to prevent further damage or make the construction conform to a building code.

We handle all types of construction defect disputes, including:

  • below standard workmanship and contractor negligence, violation of industry standards
  • building code or housing code violations
  • negligent site investigation
  • defective designs or plans
  • express warranty and implied warranty claims
  • water leakage or damage
  • defective roofing, flashing or window installation
  • electrical and mechanical defects
  • failures to follow plans and specifications
  • product and materials defects and failures
  • physical damage to buildings
  • lateral or subadjacent support claims
  • land movement, landslides, building settlement, and flooding damages
  • loss of use damages
  • fraud and misrepresentation claims
  • contractor licensing issues and restitution / repayment
  • You want construction attorneys with the experience to protect your rights in any legal proceeding, who have successfully helped others in similar situations for many years. Your contract may require you to attempt to resolve disputes through mediation or arbitration or other processes before going to court. We offer experience in mediation and arbitration, and Court.

    At Olins Riviere Coates and Bagula, LLP we have an extensive network of experts and outside consultants to help the firm investigate the claims and protect the rights of parties in construction defect claims.

    To arrange a free initial consultation contact our construction attorney or call us today!