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The Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation Practice Group of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin clearly understands the relationship between construction professionals and their respective responsibilities. Our practice group has a considerable number of years of experience in defending construction industry cases. The practice includes representation of owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors and design professionals. This group quickly develops an understanding of the project and contract documents in order to identify key issues early, then proceeds to develop those issues into sound defense strategies. Our practice group's litigation experience includes initial negotiations, construction claims, arbitration proceedings and jury trials involving all phases of construction litigation.

Our defense approach is aimed at the early identification of key issues and is predicated on developing the earliest possible defense strategies tailored to the individual case and client. The application of this strategy is carried out by a team approach consisting of experienced partners, associates and paralegals capable of handling the basic, as well as the highly sophisticated and complex, construction litigation matters.

The Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation Practice Group of Marshall Dennehey consists of a diverse group of professionals with considerable experience handling matters throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, Florida and New York. The group prides itself on its multi-jurisdictional range of experience and substantial number of cases handled.

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Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Contractually Limiting Individual Liability for Design Professionals Using Florida’s New Legislation
Michael J. DeCandio,Amanda Ingersoll,R. Thomas Roberts, December 19, 2013
In Moransais v. Heathman, 702 So. 2d 601 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997), Philippe Moransais hired a professional engineering corporation to perform an inspection of a home he had contracted to purchase. Two engineers employed by the corporation, Jordan and Sauls, performed the home inspection. Relying upon the...

The Effects of the Statute of Repose on the Allocation of Fault amongst Joint Tortfeasors.
Christopher J. Gonnella, October 21, 2013
This matter arose out of claims involving the alleged structural failures of the plaintiff’s public safety facility. Construction began in the fall of 1994 and on November 24, 1995, a Certificate of Substantial Completion was issued. On April 9, 1996, the first Temporary Certificate of...