Whether you’re involved in a simple home remodel or complex commercial construction project, disputes can cost you time and money, rob you of the enjoyment of your property, and seriously threaten your residential or commercial property investment. James Talbot represents clients in the Seattle area and throughout Washington in construction litigation. I assist people and businesses mired in conflicts to get relief and move their projects forward.
If you’ve embarked upon a construction project in Washington, I provide skilled counsel for any disputes you may encounter that threaten to derail its completion. I negotiate, arbitrate, mediate and litigate cases arising from:
James Talbot represents clients involved in all aspects of construction, including homeowners, homeowner associations, businesses, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, lenders, bond and surety companies, design professionals, and suppliers of materials.
Establishing fault in construction cases often requires specialized knowledge of industry practices and standards. I will draw on the expertise of qualified professionals, including general contractors, structural engineers, soil engineers, geotechnical engineers, statisticians and architects, to bolster your case. I employ state-of-the-art diagnostics and analyses to fortify your claim.
Often, parties can avoid the expense and stress of litigation by making use of alternative means of resolution, such as mediation and arbitration. Moreover, many construction contracts have clauses that require nonbinding or binding arbitration to resolve disputes. I have experience representing parties at arbitration and mediation proceedings. I seek to negotiate lasting solutions that save clients time and money and allow them to get their projects back on track.
If you have been harmed by a construction defect or a contractor’s or subcontractor’s failure to perform, I will press for compensation to cover:
James Talbot is determined to help you recover appropriate damages in a timely manner for any construction litigation I undertake on your behalf.
Every moment of delay in a construction project costs you time and money. To assert your rights in a construction dispute, call James Talbot at 206-905-7717 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation. From my Seattle office, I help individuals and businesses resolve construction disputes throughout Washington.