The Bourassa Law Group represents clients in litigation throughout Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, California, and Florida from our Las Vegas, Denver and Beverly Hills based offices. As a well-respected law firm advocating for clients in Construction Litigation cases, Bourassa Law Group is dedicated to the highest standards.
Construction Litigation Attorneys
Whether you purchased a new or preexisting property, you may have construction defect issues. Our attorneys handle all aspects of construction litigation involving homeowners’ associations, businesses, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, lenders and more.
The Bourassa Law Group represents individuals, homeowners and entire neighborhoods in their construction defect claims. A construction defect can result in damage or even create life-threatening conditions. These conditions may be a result of code violation, poor maintenance or negligence. Our construction defect attorneys pursue builders, subcontractors and their insurance companies to get the recovery you are entitled to as a property owner.
WE NEGOTIATE, ARBITRATE, MEDIATE AND LITIGATE CASES ARISING FROM:
- Breach of contract
- Construction bond claims
- Construction defect
- Construction delay
- Home improvement
- Mechanic’s liens and materialman’s liens
- Property, land use and zoning
- Public bidding
- Residential Construction Liability Act (RCLA)
- Right of way
- Subcontractor performance
WHILE THERE ARE MANY CONDITIONS THAT CAN BE CONSIDERED AS CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS, HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF COMMON CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS:
- Cracked or uneven slab or foundation
- Leaky windows or roofs
- Moisture problems
- Faulty plumbing
- Faulty framing or structural members
- Difficult to open windows and doors
- Cracking stucco
Property owners can incur considerable expenses when dealing with construction defects. This can include money spent on temporary repairs needed to prevent further damage, and possibly relocation or temporary housing costs. They can also incur expenses in hiring experts to do inspections to identify the defects. Let our expert team of construction defect attorneys review your concerns, and help you build a successful case.
Thorough investigation by knowledgeable professionals
Establishing fault in construction cases often requires specialized knowledge of industry practices and stadards. Our team includes experts qualified in trades commonly involved in construction defect cases, including general contractors, structural engineers, soil engineers, geotechnical engineers, statisticians and architects. We employ state-of-the-art diagnostics and analyses to fortify your case.
Mediation and arbitration services
Often parties can avoid expense and delay by mediating disputes. Moreover, many construction contracts have clauses that require nonbinding or binding arbitration to resolve disputes. Our attorneys have experience representing parties at arbitration and mediation proceedings. We often negotiate lasting solutions that save our clients time and money and allow them to get their projects back on track.
FAIR AND JUST COMPENSATION
If you have been harmed by a construction defect or a contractor or subcontractor’s failure to perform, you may be entitled to compensation covering:
Actual damages, including the past and future costs of repairing and restoring your damaged property, and any contents damaged due to the defect (such as water damage caused by faulty plumbing).
Compensation for the loss of the use and enjoyment of your property, including inconvenience, aggravation, and discomfort.
Compensation for appraisal fees, storage charges and cleaning costs incurred.
Compensation for the reasonable cost of rental of similar property during periods when your property could not be used.
Under limited circumstances, exemplary or punitive damages, intended to punish a defendant and deter particularly malicious or reckless con- duct in the future.
Interest on your damages as permitted by law. Attorney fees and costs .
CONACT OUR CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION DEPARTMENT TODAY
Whether you’re involved in a simple home remodel or complex commercial construction, disputes can cost you time and money, rob you of the enjoyment of your property, and seriously threaten your business. We help clients who are mired in controversy get relief and move their projects forward. Our firm represents clients involved in all aspects of construction, including homeowners, homeowner associations, businesses, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, lenders, bond and surety companies, design professionals, and suppliers of materials.
Bourassa Law Group sees your case through from start to finish. Let our lawyers work with you to address your legal concerns.
Our offices are conveniently located in Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, Scottsdale and Denver.