Construction Litigation

Construction projects, from small residential jobs to large commercial or industrial projects, can lead to disputes between any one of the parties involved – landowners, architects, contractors, developers, financial companies, etc. Whether the dispute concerns contractual obligations, scope of work agreements, or stems from events on the job, such as wrongful death claims, we understand that these issues not only slow down the project, but cost your company money.

Our Perspective

Leads To the Best Results For You

Disputes related to construction projects can significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Likewise, allegations of unsafe workplaces or injuries on the job can not only bring a construction project to a halt, but can also damage your company’s reputation with both current and future partners.

Understanding the actual impact of construction disputes to your business gives us not only the legal perspective needed to view the dispute from the eyes of judge and jury, but also from the eyes of the most important party in the dispute – yours. We will work with you to understand your goals, risk tolerance level and concerns, and develop a legal strategy that makes not only the best legal sense for you, but also the best business sense. In doing so, we will develop the most cost-effective ways for you to resolve the dispute, should you wish to do so. Likewise, if a claim needs to be litigated to trial, we work with experienced expert consultants to evaluate claims and to implement a strategy toward a successful resolution. Our attorneys seek to provide new and innovative solutions using technology to reduce costs and to obtain your desired objective.

Our Experience

CMBG3 Law’s attorneys have years of combined experience handling construction defect cases in multiple jurisdictions relating to various sized projects, including commercial structures, massive residential subdivisions, condominiums, and single-family residences. Our attorneys have successfully defended issues involving hot/corrosive soils, proper pipe insulation, foundation cracks, subsoil grading, siding, windows, flashing, rough framing, waterproofing membranes, roofing, plumbing, and drywall. In addition, we have experience dealing with indemnification disputes, tenders of liability, local building codes, ASTM standards, AWWA standards, as well as other nuanced issues in construction litigation.

Construction Contract Law Upended By Massachusetts Court

Massachusetts courts have long held that in construction contract disputes, contractors cannot obtain payment via a lawsuit unless the agreement that they were bound by was followed exactly. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, however, has changed decades of...

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Luis A. Barba
Partner
Luis A. Barba

Partner

Southern California
Anthony daFonseca
Associate Attorney
Anthony daFonseca

Associate Attorney

Boston, Massachusetts

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