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Defective Home Construction

Massachusetts Construction Litigation Attorneys

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. Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic helps clients who are mired in controversy get relief and move their projects forward. We represent 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. We negotiate, arbitrate, mediate and litigate cases arising from:

  • Breach of contract
  • Collections
  • Construction bond claims
  • Construction defect
  • Construction delay
  • Home improvement
  • Mechanic’s liens and materialman’s liens
  • Property, land use and zoning
  • Public bidding
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction Liability Act (RCLA)
  • Right of way
  • Subcontractor performance

Thorough investigation by knowledgeable professionals

Establishing fault in construction cases often requires specialized knowledge of industry practices and standards. Our team includes qualified experts commonly used 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 about provisions in construction contracts. 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 are entitled to ample 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 conduct in the future
  • Interest on your damages as permitted by law
  • Attorney fees and costs if provided for in your contract

Contact a Springfield, Massachusetts construction litigation law firm today

Every moment of delay is costing you money. To assert your rights in your construction dispute, call Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic at 413-301-9124 or contact us online. We help individuals and businesses resolve construction disputes.

Testimonials
  • "I was rendered totally disabled because of a car accident while my car was parked. The other driver’s insurance company has admitted that its insured was at fault but has refused to offer a fair settlement. Attorney Resnic has been aggressive in suing the insurance company for bad faith handling of my claim and is seeking three times my damages plus attorneys’ fees and costs. If you want an attorney that will fight for you, this is the guy. " - TD

  • "Attorney Harold Resnic is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and well-respected. He settled my Workers’ Compensation case for $350,000 when the employer disputed the fact that I even had an accident. He is now suing the people responsible for my injuries so that I can collect damages for my pain and Suffering." - LD

  • "I was seriously hurt in a fall on snow and ice in my employer’s parking lot. Attorney Resnic got me a generous settlement for the Workers’ Compensation claim and for my claim against the building owner and maintenance company for pain and suffering. I highly recommend Attorney Harold Resnic." - DG

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