Lawsuits Involving Construction Projects Including Defects, Quality Concerns, Poor Work, among other legal issuesPage last modified: October 05 2022
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Byfield Legal Services Handles Repair or Renovation Cases That Allege Defects In Workmanship.
Understanding the Common Legal Disputes That Involve Contractors Including Failure of Payment or Failure to Perform
Legal cases wherein the issue in dispute involves a property owner and a contractor are very common. In the Small Claims Court, disputes between a property owner and a contractor are an almost everyday occurrence. It is common that the allegations in construction law cases will involve a property owner alleging defective work or incomplete work and the contractor alleging failure of payment due.
Construction Law Cases Include:
Involves poor work or alleged failure to perform.
Includes resulting interior water damage.
Involves design/install and maintenance issues.
Involves failures resulting in water damage.
Includes defects by unlicensed contractors.
Involves allegations of faulty tree work.
Disputes involving construction or renovation projects are often challenging due to the many legal issues that typically apply within the realm of construction law. Common issues may involve the extent of, and quality of, evidence required, such as the need sometimes for an independent witness to inspect and provide a reports as to what workmanship was done correctly and what workmanship was done incorrectly thus whether the required workmanship standards were met. Disputes involving construction or renovation projects are often additionally troublesome as contractors and property owners alike will frequently begin a lawsuit without first obtaining proper legal advice.
Additionally, litigation arising from construction or renovation disputes often extends into legal issues beyond allegations of poor quality of work and also include legal issues such as quantum meruit disputes over the value of partially completed work, consumer rights concerns, mitigation requirements, among other issues.
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