Construction Law

Construction Litigation

Icard Merrill’s construction litigators are well known for their effective representation of clients in all stages of land development and construction projects. Our construction litigation practice serves the legal needs of construction companies, residential and commercial private owners, public owners, real estate developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects and other design professionals, and suppliers throughout Southwest Florida. We concentrate on limiting our clients’ financial and legal liabilities while preserving their construction objectives.

Highly experienced and respected in the construction law field, Icard Merrill’s attorneys possess the breadth of skill and depth of knowledge to handle virtually all construction based controversies, ranging from simple contract disputes to highly complex multi-party claims, including:

  • Bid Disputes
  • Bond Claims
  • Change Order Disputes
  • Construction Contract Disputes
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Disruption and Delay Claims
  • Construction Negligence
  • Contractor and Subcontractor Disputes
  • Contractor Licensing
  • Conversion Claims
  • Defective Chinese Drywall
  • Design and Manufacturing Defects
  • Failure to Follow Specifications
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Lien Foreclosure Lawsuits
  • Mechanic’s and Materialmen’s Liens
  • Nonpayment
  • Nonperformance
  • Payment Disputes
  • Professional Malpractice of Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors
  • Renovation Disputes
  • Substandard Materials
  • Toxic Mold
  • Water Intrusion

Our construction litigators also provide representation before the Florida Division of Business and Professional Regulation Construction Industry Licensing Board and other administrative agencies.

At Icard Merrill, we have access to an extensive network of industry experts — including mold specialists, architects, and engineers — to assist with the technical details often integral to construction law disputes. We work directly with these specialists to resolve each case in an efficient and effective manner.

Our construction litigation attorneys regularly consult with other departments in our firm to fully address construction disputes involving highly specific topics, including regulatory environmental issues, real estate, labor and employment, and land use.

To put Icard Merrill’s comprehensive approach to work for you, contact us today.