The liability of architects and engineers, as well as builders, in the design and construction of buildings, cranes, and other structures is a complex and often technical area of the law requiring knowledge of construction practices, engineering, design and the unique nature of the contractual allocation of liability among the parties. The firm has gained extensive experience in representing architects, engineers, and builders in the industry.
Recently, the firm represented the project engineers for the purchaser of a $10 million ship unloading crane which collapsed into the Mississippi River, sinking a barge, injuring and killing several persons, and shutting down a manufacturing plant. The firm has represented numerous other builders and designers, both as plaintiffs and defendants.
The firm has also represented parties in a negotiation of contracts for the design and/or construction of buildings and other structures and is familiar with AIA documents that are often utilized.
No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.