• Construction Defect Litigation

    MSZL&M lawyers are well versed in the full range of construction defect allegations including:

    • Design deficiencies
    • Building code violations
    • Inadequate structural support
    • Lack of protections against water intrusion
    • Poor drainage
    • Use of improper or inferior building materials
    • OCIP; CIPS and Wrap-Up Policies

    Our attorneys have decades of collective experience defending against construction defect and deficiency claims. We understand the unique roles and responsibilities architects and engineers have in the construction process and work directly with them to formulate the right strategies for their case. Our legal team has also developed strong relationships with experts and consultants across the building industry who can provide the specialized knowledge and expertise needed to support our clients’ positions.

    When a client is involved in a construction defect claim, we take quick, decisive action to investigate and develop a full understanding of the case. Our construction lawyers carefully review project plans, reports and other documents, identifying and analyzing key issues in the case. We focus on the early resolution of claims and are often we are able to bring these matters to conclusion through settlement negotiations, mediation and arbitration.