Construction Defect

  • Mediated construction contract litigation in which a subcontractor walked off a multi-unit apartment complex renovation when general contractor fell behind in payments. Subcontractor sought payment for work performed while general sought damages for replacement subcontractor work and delay damages.

  • Mediated a construction litigation dispute resulting from a front-loaded contract, and abandonment by contractor, requiring replacement subcontractors and defective work.

  • Mediated construction defect case involving custom wood flooring throughout home which developed cracking and buckling after allegedly defective installation.

  • Mediated construction defect and consumer fraud case involving demolition and reconstruction of residence, with claims that work was performed by an unlicensed contractor, violations of Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Business and Professions Code §17200.

  • Mediated construction defect case where general contractor ordered concrete for retaining wall with a specification of 4000 PSI which failed the specification when delivered, and the wall had to be extensively repaired

  • Mediated breach of contract, bad faith and punitive damages claim brought by homeowners against their insurance company arising from alleged underpayment for repairs, replacement of clothing and furniture and alternative living expenses arising from water damage.

  • Mediated construction defect case involving a 137 unit condo complex in Milpitas; the driving issue was related to excessive humidity inside the units, allegedly caused by re-flashed windows, an elastomeric paint applied to exterior stucco, and window product failures, and the necessity for repairs and replacement work in excess of $10,000,000.

  • Mediated construction defect claim arising from alleged breach of contract and negligence in the installation of a home electronic automation and control system in a large estate.

  • Mediated breach of contract claim on retail business renovation, forcing work to be re-done and causing losses due to missed opening while rent was accruing.