• Contact Us(305) 667-0223

  • Construction Law

    Construction law is primarily concerned with the relationships created when buildings and other structures are constructed or repaired. The main sources of construction law are the agreements made by the various parties to a construction contract. The law firm of Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo offers assistance to our clients in virtually all areas of Construction Litigation. The Construction division is headed up by Michael A. Mullen. Michael Mullen has extensive experience in preparing, analyzing, defending, and prosecuting virtually all types of construction claims, including conflicting site conditions, acceleration, changes, defective plans and specifications, delay, disruption, labor inefficiency, suspension, and termination. Further, the attorneys at Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo can assist in defending and prosecuting professional malpractice claims arising out of construction projects as well as defend and/or prosecute cases where personal injuries and/or property damage has arisen from defective conditions or other negligence.

    Below is a partial list of construction cases handled by Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo:

    • Engineering Malpractice case brought against Firm by Developer that arose when it was discovered that lakes at project did not meet county and state codes and did not allow adequate drainage in large residential subdivision
    • Case brought against Insurer for damage done by blasting near residential subdivision
    • Developer and various contractors sued by Condominium Association for water damage due to alleged negligent construction of large condominiums in Aventura
    • Attorney malpractice case brought against local law firm for failing to make claim under surety bond for construction defects in large governmental building
    • Action by city to recover costs of repairing underwater water main caused by dock subcontractors blasting
    • Defended case where woman claimed Mulitple Chemical Sensitivity due to exposure at her job site which was partially under construction
    • Defended case where Plaintiff was rendered quadriplegic when a tree fell on him while he was digging ditch
    • Defended case where Plaintiff had leg amputated after trench fell in on him
    • Defended case where Plaintiff was electrocuted on construction site due to alleged unsafe conditions