Lawsuits Involving Construction Projects Including Defects, Quality Concerns, Poor Work, among other legal issuesPage last modified: October 05 2022
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Who is a Lawyer that Can Help with a Poor Workmanship Case?
A Rose Law Does Construction Law Cases Including Defective Workmanship Issues.
Understanding the Common Legal Disputes That Involve Contractors Including Failure of Payment or Failure to Perform
Court disputes between a property owner and a contractor hired for a construction or renovation project frequently arise. In some courts, especially the Small Claims Court, cases involving contractors and homeowners are prevalent. In such cases it is common that a property owner will accuse a contractor of poor quality work; and in turn, the contractor accuses the property owner of failure of payment.
Construction Law Cases Include:
Involves poor work or alleged failure to perform.
Includes resulting interior water damage.
Involves design/install and maintenance issues.
Involves failures resulting in water damage.
Includes defects by unlicensed contractors.
Involves allegations of faulty tree work.
Construction law cases can be very challenging to litigate due to the extent of laws involves as well as the extent of evidence usually involved and the need for independent witnesses to inspect and provide expert reports as to what constitutes as proper workmanship and thus whether the trade standards or the contractual specifications for the project were met, valuation of the portion of work properly completed, among other things; and accordingly, even the seasoned legal professional may find construction law cases as burdensome to litigate. These cases are often extra challenging and troublesome due to the conduct of the parties involved and breach of various legal duties occuring prior to the obtaining legal advice.
Additionally, litigation arising from construction or renovation disputes often extends into legal issues beyond allegations of poor quality of work and also include legal issues such as quantum meruit disputes over the value of partially completed work, consumer rights concerns, mitigation requirements, among other issues.
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