Construction & Labor Law Litigation
Construction litigation in New York is a complex and diverse area of practice that requires the expertise to evaluate complex issues of liability, damages and insurance coverage. Our attorneys provide aggressive representation in a cost-efficient manner.
Our construction team regularly advises and represents our clients in the types of claims that inevitably arise in the construction industry, including Common Law Negligence and Labor Law Section 200, 240 and 241 claims. We serve clients in all types of matters arising at a job site including personal injury, property damage, commercial liability, toxic torts, economic loss due to delays and wrongful death in both State and Federal Courts.
New York's Construction and Labor Law cases are frequently subject to Appellate review. Our in house appellate team has an excellent track record in the State's Appellate courts having notched numerous wins at the appellate level on what have become seminal cases in the industry
(see, Tate v. Clancy-Cullen Storage Co., 171 A.D.2d 292 (1st Dept. 1991).
In our representation of insurers, re-insurers, brokers, agents, contractors, owners and developers, we regularly call upon our vast network of consultants and experts in areas including design, engineering and finance. Additionally, our attorneys have served as arbitrators and mediators on construction cases due to their well deserved reputations as experts in the field.
At Silverson Pareres & Lombardi our goal is to provide value to our clients by coupling our expertise and aggressive representation with an understanding that avoiding the high cost of extensive discovery and trial is sometimes in our clients' best interests.