Wake County Construction Law Firm

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With construction of new homes on the rise in the areas surrounding Raleigh like Wake Forest, Morrisville, and Apex (as well as surrounding counties like Johnston, Franklin, Granville, Chatham and Lee Counties) along with continued refurbishment to older homes (for example in the ITB section of Raleigh), it is important for North Carolina homeowners to […]

Proper Placement of Construction Liens by Raleigh Subcontractors

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As of April 1, 2013, North Carolina Gen. Stat. § 44A-23 – the statute that sets forth the manner in which subcontractors can exercise lien rights on lien property – has been modified. In our first blog on this amendment, located here, we discussed the two methods for subcontractors to assert lien rights on property […]

Construction Site Accidents and the Completed and Accepted Doctrine

Most responsible contractors work hard to make construction sites safe, but there are also those contractors that are more worried about the bottom line than safety. The negligence of these few subcontractors can leave employees and passersby at risk for serious injury. North Carolina continues to follow the “completed and accepted work doctrine” that, for […]

Raleigh Construction Accident Injury Attorneys

Construction sites are dangerous places. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are approximately 150,000 instances of a construction accident injury each year. In some circumstances, the injured party is a passer-by, but, more often than not, he or she is an employee of a contractor. We recently represented the estate of an individual […]

Unenforceable Contract Clauses and Other Business Litigation Disputes

Certain clauses in breach of contract matters, particularly in construction agreements, have been found to be per se illegal under North Carolina law. It is important for business owners, general contractors, and individuals entering into agreements with larger national entities who use standard form contracts to be aware of these contracts which violate public policy […]

Protection Against Unlicensed Raleigh Contractors

Homeowners in Raleigh, Cary, Holly Springs and the rest of the Triangle have faced damage from this year’s tornado, hurricanes, and other severe weather.  There are many home repair contractors seeking to do construction work resulting from these storms; not all are licensed and reputable.  North Carolina law protects homeowners from unlicensed contractors on jobs […]

Warranties in Construction Litigation Disputes

The risk of construction litigation often begins with limited initial contracts. These are enforceable contracts; the parties agree on the scope and price of the work.  However, there generally are not clauses which address breach of contract issues as there are in most business litigation matters.  This does not mean that remedies do not exist. […]