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Construction Disputes

The attorneys at McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey, PLLC have over 80 years of collective experience litigating construction disputes for contractors, suppliers, owners, sureties and developers. We have successfully represented our clients on many of the largest construction projects and in many of the most important construction cases to take place in Idaho during this millennium. MWSS+ helps clients with construction disputes on a wide array of construction projects ranging from large scale commercial construction and public works jobs to projects for the construction of single-family residences. We are here to help you regardless of whether in state or federal court, arbitration or mediation.

Among the types of construction claims MWSS+ regularly handles are:

  • Breach of contract disputes due to non-payment or failure to perform
  • Disputes regarding payment for extra work
  • REA (requests for equitable adjustment)
  • Delay claims
  • Inefficiency claims
  • Acceleration claims
  • Loss of efficiency claims
  • Differing site conditions
  • Design deficiency and inadequate plans/specifications claims
  • Extended home office and overhead claims
  • Impact claims
  • Contested backcharges
  • Work stoppages
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Liquidated damages
  • Consequential damages
  • Constructive and cardinal change claims
  • Performance and payment bond claims
  • Construction lien, mechanic’s lien, and materialmen’s lien claims
  • State and federal public works disputes
  • Commercial construction disputes
  • Residential construction disputes
  • Surety defense and indemnification claims
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Warranty disputes
  • CGL (comprehensive general liability) insurance claims
  • Professional liability insurance claims
  • Builder’s risk insurance claims