Despite intensive planning and attention to all the details, construction projects suffer delays for various reasons. In addition to the aggravation, significant amounts of money are at stake. Many interruptions are caused by weather, something no one can control....
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The challenges facing construction companies
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Feb 15, 2023 | Construction Litigation
While countless construction projects move along smoothly to completion, others end up languishing due to disputes between multiple parties that must work together. Individual dynamics tend to change as the process evolves, often resulting in claims that often lead to...
Product incompatibility leads to costly fire sprinkler system failures
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Jan 5, 2023 | Construction Litigation
Fire sprinkler systems involve multiple products and components that work cohesively to mitigate the impact of fires. When there are incompatible products within the sprinkler system, catastrophic leaks and flooding may occur. One major type of incompatibility...
Construction issues that arise in cannabis growth facilities
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Sep 12, 2022 | Construction Litigation
The growth of the cannabis industry has brought new market opportunities to many industries, including construction. As a result, construction companies have welcomed new clients such as business owners and investors who have enlisted them to build cannabis growth...
How do drones help construction projects and litigation?
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Aug 4, 2022 | Construction Litigation, Drones
Drones were once considered science fiction but have now become an everyday reality. Often drones are now used not just for recreation and toys, but as impactful tools for businesses, including in the construction industry. What can drones do on construction sites?...
The right to cure in construction defect cases
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Sep 22, 2021 | Construction Litigation
Construction projects usually involve considerable investments of time and money. When something goes wrong and the end result is not what you bargained for, you may consider the possibility of bringing a lawsuit immediately against the construction company for...
Supply chain struggles could translate to legal disputes
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Aug 11, 2021 | Construction Litigation
The pandemic has taken a toll on many industries and construction is no exception. Supply shortages, increased demand and skyrocketing material prices have combined to create a legal powder-keg affecting everyone from contractors to developers and individual...
Legal options for addressing construction defects
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Jul 5, 2018 | Construction Litigation
Property owners invest considerable resources in remodeling and construction projects. Therefore, financial damages can be substantial when things go wrong with a job. Denying final payment to a contractor might not solve the problem if the contractor retaliates with...
Using technology to resolve construction disputes
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Jun 27, 2018 | Construction Litigation
The complex nature of many construction disputes in Missouri means that many issues can be costly to resolve and stretch out over a long period of time. Indeed, the average construction dispute across the country can take around 14 months to reach a resolution. Two of...
Defects can happen at any stage of construction
On Behalf of Long & Robinson, LLC | Jun 15, 2018 | Construction Litigation
A Missouri builder could be liable for various types of construction defects. For example, a company may be held responsible for an issue with the design of a home, how it was put together or for lack of oversight while construction occurred. Liability issues can also...
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