Construction Litigation

Cost Effective Resolutions in Construction Litigation
Experienced New York Construction Attorney

Construction disputes between construction managers, general contractors, sub-contractors, material suppliers, sureties, owners, developers, architects, engineers, consultants, and other parties, can become overwhelming, expensive, and a drain on your resources when you try to resolve them on your own.  We know that most disputes are resolved through business decisions and cooperation, so we are available to provide you with the guidance you need to find the middle ground that makes the best sense for you.  We also know that, no matter how much you try, sometimes there is no middle ground to be found, and only formal mediation, arbitration, or litigation will bring closure to some disputes.

We put our years of hands on experience in New York construction law to work for our clients’ in construction litigation.  D’Agostino, P.C. has successfully represented construction managers, general contractors, prime contractors, sub-contractors, sub-sub-contractors, material suppliers, owners, and developers in construction law litigation at all levels of the New York State Courts and Federal Courts.  We provide our clients the ability to obtain cost-effective resolutions tailored to their needs. No one ever wants to end up in a lawsuit, so we understand that when you’re forced to litigate it’s important to move efficiently and effectively to recover payment or mitigate your risk and exposure.  

Litigation has become more common and necessary in our constantly evolving and complex construction industry.  Construction litigation can be as simple as non-payment under the contract or other breach of contract actions, Prompt Payment Act actions, Lien Law Article 3-A Trust Fund Actions, and mechanics’ lien foreclosure actions.  Often, construction litigation is a complex interaction of many disputes involving defective work, scope of work, delay, acceleration, orimpact claims.  As a law firm focused on the practice of construction law in New York, D’Agostino, P.C. has in depth experience, and regularly handles construction claims involving private and public improvements. 

We know the construction industry, and how construction projects work from RFP to Final Payment, and every step in between.  Our knowledge of the construction industry gives us the unique ability to take preventive steps, manage risk, and resolve disputes in a practical, efficient, economical, and strategic manner because we understand that helping our clients achieve business solutions strengthens the relationships between everyone involved, and is the first step in preparing, avoiding, and winning a legal war.

Construction Litigation Issues

D’Agostino, P.C. represents clients in construction litigation matters, including, among others:

  • Mechanics’ Lien foreclosure actions
  • Breach of contract (payment disputes, non-payment, delay, acceleration, and impact claims, defective or incomplete work, termination, wrongful termination, Payment Act Violations)
  • Construction Defects
  • Change Order Claims
  • Extra Work Claims
  • Scope of Work
  • Changed Conditions Claims
  • Unforeseen Site Conditions Claims
  • Payment and Performance Bond Claims
  • Construction Arbitration & Mediation