Exemplar Construction Cases

  • Represented apartment developer in connection with claims pertaining to alleged non-disclosure in connection with the sale of development.
  • Represented design-build contractor at mediation pertaining to claims by owner of manufacturing facility that flooring installed in facility was defective.
  • Represented general contractor at mediation and in St. Louis County Circuit Court in connection with claims for increased costs pertaining to project delay on public project and defended contractor against claims by owner for liquidated damages.
  • Represented pipe installation contractor in connection with claims for extra work and increased costs because of project delay pertaining to work performed at a natural gas production facility in Northern Illinois.
  • Represented equipment installation contractor at mediation and in arbitration process in connection with claims for lost productivity and delay damages in connection with cement manufacturing facility in New York.
  • Represented national general contractor in connection with construction of transshipment facility in Pennsylvania and claims for significant increased costs due to late release of drawings, unclear drawings, and unforeseen weather impacts.
  • Represented refinery and its turnaround contractor in connection with personal injury claims by turnaround contractor employee in Cook County, Illinois.
  • Represented civil and structural steel contractor during mediation and through arbitration process in connection with claims for extra costs pertaining to lost productivity and delay caused by owner mismanagement and poor and incomplete project design, other contractor interference, and other causes.
  • Represented hand-railing installation contractor in dispute with railing manufacturer (supplier) in connection with claims for extra costs claimed by manufacturer for park in Chicago, Illinois
  • Represented owner of $10 million new residence in arbitration process in connection with claims against contractor pertaining to overbilling and contract termination.
  • Represented owners of high end residence through arbitration with their remodel contractor. Owners claimed defective construction and were refusing payment. Owners received an award in their favor and an award of their attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented tunnel installation contractor in connection with bond and delay claims pertaining to inadequate site preparation for installation crane and owner design changes.
  • Represented tunnel installation contractor in connection with claims for delay and extra costs pertaining to unforeseen site conditions and inadequate design to restrain rock in tunnel.
  • Represented national road contractor in connection with claims of defective construction against subcontractor/material supplier.
  • Represented national steel supplier in connection with claims that owner caused delay, and that negligent engineering affected supplier.
  • Represented national pipe supplier in claim for payment of approximately $18 million owed. Owner refused payment because of alleged defective work.
  • Defended regional land surveyor in claim that surveyor negligently performed staking services for local project.
  • Represented local construction manager in payment claims by subcontractors (for which construction manager was refusing payment, based on delays caused by subcontractors' defective performance).
  • Defended regional hospital contractor against claims by design professionals that contractor defectively constructed HVAC system, resulting in inadequate air flow/exchanges at the hospital.
  • Represented condominium developer in claims against contractor and subcontractors, regarding various construction defects resulting in water intrusion and exterior rot to the condominium development at issue.
  • Defended civil engineer against claims by developer that the former erred in performing design, resulting in delayed and more costly development.
  • Represented regional hospital contractor in claims against subcontractor based on the subcontractor's defective installation of fireproofing material, which defective installation delayed the project and resulted in cost to repair facility.
  • Represented local lender in mechanic's lien case brought by excavating contractor. Payment was refused by lender based on defective performance by excavator.
  • Defended regional architect against claims by property owner that architect breached the applicable standard of care in designing and supervising construction for apartment complex. Defenses included that true causes of the problems were errors by the civil engineer and general contractor.
  • Represented commercial property owner for claims against roofing contractor and subcontractor, arising out of defective roof installation.
  • Represented local home builder in various claims by owners asserting defects in construction.
  • Represented property owner in pursuing construction defect claims against contractor, architect, and structural engineer regarding the design and construction of repairs to a parking garage in St. Louis County.
  • Defended design-build contractor against construction defect claims arising out of the design and construction of parking garage system for retail and office development in St. Louis County.
  • Represented commercial property owner for its claims against roofing contractor for cost to repair and replace roof, based on roofer's defective installation.
  • Represented national pipe contractor in arbitration against excavating subcontractor, seeking money to compensate contractor for costs incurred to remediate defective work by subcontractor.
  • Represented subdivision in litigation against contractor and design professionals, relating to the defective design and construction of a sewer treatment facility for a residential subdivision in rural Missouri.
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