In addition to purely construction-related litigation, the Firm handles two other types of litigation for both construction industry clients and other kinds of business clients:
Uniform Commercial Code Litigation
We frequently advise and represent clients on issues relating to the sale of goods, materials and equipment governed by Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).
These cases involve the various rights and obligations outlined in the UCC:
- Delivery of non-conforming goods
- Rejection of goods
- Breach of express and implied warranties
- Seller’s right to cure
- Buyer’s right to cover
- Types of damages recoverable
The Firm also represents business clients in general commercial litigation that does not involve construction, including:
- Commercial Contract Disputes
- Commercial Debt Collection Matters
- Breach of Loan Agreements
- Defaults on Promissory Notes
- Closely-Held Business Litigation: Shareholder Disputes, Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Fraud, Usurpation of Corporate Opportunities
- Secured monetary judgment against both corporation and its sole shareholder individually in breach of contract action in which my client was not paid for emergency services it performed.Successful in piercing the corporate veil to hold the individual shareholder liable for the debt of the corporation, and also secured an award of attorney’s fees, penalties and interest against the sole shareholder.
- Secured favorable settlement for contractor in mediation arising out of a dispute with its supplier that furnished a specially-manufactured piece of equipment that did not conform to the plans and specifications on a utility line project and was rejected by the owner and engineer.Contractor had incurred significant damages as a result of the delivery on the non-conforming equipment and the resulting project delay.