Construction disputes are almost inevitable during large California construction projects, where there are many “moving parts,” numerous parties and the always-unpredictable weather.
At Last, Faoro & Whitehorn, our construction law attorneys provide effective and efficient legal representation to owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers involved in construction disputes. We encourage you to give us a call today to discuss your particular situation. Based in San Mateo, we serve clients throughout California.
Our team at Last, Faoro & Whitehorn handles all aspects of construction disputes, from negotiation, arbitration and mediation to litigation and appeal. Our lawyers have many years of experience handling a wide range of construction-related disputes, including:
- Payment and collections issues
- Prosecution of claims and prosecution of claims for the payment of prompt payment penalties
- Insurance coverage issues, including wrongful denial of coverage
- Construction claims and bond claims
- Discrepancies and interpretations of poorly drafted construction documents (plans, specifications, scope of work)
- Change order, delay and disruption claims
- Contract and specification scope disputes
- Construction cost accountings
- Surety matters and defective and nonconforming work claims
- Construction partnership, joint venture and corporation dissolutions
We can effectively evaluate insurance policies to determine if an insurance company should be involved in the resolution of a dispute.
Why Choose Us
Our attorneys recognize that construction disputes can cause significant cost increases that jeopardize profits and important business relationships. Therefore, they provide legal advice and representation that protects our clients’ current and long-term interests while maintaining the business relationships that are necessary in construction projects.
At Last, Faoro & Whitehorn, we handle business disputes that arise between members of partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations and joint ventures as well. Our attorneys also have experience managing corporate and partnership dissolutions at the end of construction projects or in relation to closing out troubled construction projects.
Should You Use Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods?
While construction disputes are common, not all disputes must end in a lawsuit. Our attorneys focus on resolving construction disputes in the most timely and cost-effective manner available. Since lawsuits can quickly diminish profits, our lawyers focus on resolving construction disputes efficiently through mediation and arbitration as well as litigation. Nonetheless, our attorneys have the tenacity to effectively handle trial court litigation and appeal in state and federal court when that is in our clients’ best interests.
Contact Our California Construction Dispute Attorneys
Please contact the construction dispute lawyers at Last, Faoro & Whitehorn regarding any construction litigation, arbitration, mediation or appeal. Our lawyers can be reached by calling 650-696-8350 or filling out the contact form.