Construction Litigation And Disputes

Texas Construction Litigation Attorney

Construction projects are often high risk with tight profit margins, and disputes can arise at any stage of the construction process, from the negotiation of contract scope at the beginning of a project to disputes over performance during and after project completion. At Hicks Thomas LLP, we’re prepared to solve complicated construction issues and disputes. Through negotiation, mediation, litigation or arbitration, we pursue legal solutions that protect our clients' reputations and investments.

Proudly Serving Clients Involved In All Aspects of the Construction Process

The construction practice at Hicks Thomas LLP serves clients involved in all phases of private and public construction projects, and our construction clients include owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, suppliers and vendors, and construction consulting and management firms.

Our attorneys have prosecuted and defended construction claims arising out of:

  • Bid disputes
  • Bond and lien claims
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Change order and scope claims
  • Construction defect claims
  • Cost overrun and extra work claims
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Default and termination disputes
  • Defective plans and specifications
  • Delay, acceleration, impact, and liquidated damage issues
  • Design professional disputes
  • Differing and changing site condition issues
  • Employment issues
  • Fraud and misrepresentation claims
  • Governmental and compliance issues
  • Industrial and offshore claims
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Jobsite injuries
  • Materials failures
  • Payment and performance issues
  • Risk management issues
  • Subcontractor disputes
  • Surety claims
  • Surveying errors
  • Warranty issues

Customized Legal Strategies for Every Client

Construction cases can be complicated and involve numerous parties, multiple technical disciplines and large volumes of technical drawings, designs, and project documents. We take a practical, real-world approach to help clients avoid and, when necessary, resolve disputes and conflicts, including working with clients and other experts to preserve and analyze all project documents and correspondence to identify the issues and those responsible for the dispute. This thoroughness is essential to help manage risk and achieve the best outcome for our clients.

Hicks Thomas construction attorneys know the industry, and will help develop and execute a plan of action that efficiently and effectively meets your short-term objectives and long-term business objections. Contact Hicks Thomas LLP today to speak with a construction litigation lawyer in Houston.