Allen Matkins' goal is to efficiently solve our clients’ disputes as promptly and successfully as possible.
Whenever possible, we try to prevent disputes by advising and consulting at the contract negotiation, preparation and execution stages of the construction project. In addition, we help our clients protect themselves from lien and stop notice claims and/or protect themselves with their lien and stop notice rights.
We also assist clients in using construction bonds (performance, completion, payment, stop notice and mechanic’s lien, and stop notice release bonds). We regularly advise our clients on how to best take advantage of bonds for their particular projects.
Once a dispute has arisen, however, typical forms of resolution include:
We handle matters of all sizes, from small mechanic’s lien cases to multimillion-dollar construction claims.
We have successfully resolved disputes arising from virtually every aspect of the construction process, including:
- Performance/breach of contract claims such as:
- Differing site conditions
- Payment issues
- Stop notices
- Mechanic’s liens
- Insurance issues
- Surety claims
- Design flaws and construction defects
- Complex insurance coverage litigation, including builder’s risk, Comprehensive General Liability (CGL) and professional liability