Construction Law

Construction Disputes

The Construction Claims practice group of Henrichsen Siegel, P.L.L.C. offers experienced construction law attorneys providing representation to all segments of the construction industry as well as consumers. Our clients include sureties, insurers, owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. The firm’s Construction Claims practice group has handled complex litigation involving defective construction, design professional negligence, environmental claims, mold issues, cost adjustments, delay and scheduling claims, as well as claims involving government entities such as the United States Government and state and local governments.

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Defect and Delay Claims/Government Contract Claims

Claims of defects and delays in contract performance of private construction contracts are some of the more contentious and commonly litigated claims.  Defects as well as delays in performance give rise to contract default issues.  Analysis and knowledge of contract language and legal principles governing contract performance of construction projects is paramount in effectively litigating claims. 

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Mechanic Lien Law and Surety Bond Claims

Mechanic’s Liens for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers are governed by the law of the specific jurisdiction in which the project is located and performance occurred.   Government projects, however, do not allow for mechanic liens.  Also, surety bond claims are governed by the law of the specific jurisdiction where the project is located as well as the terms of the surety bond. 

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