Mechanics’ Liens & Construction Litigation
What is a Mechanic’s Lien?
- Mechanic’s liens in Pennsylvania can be filed against any residential or commercial property as security to collect outstanding monies owed for work performed at the property by a contractor and/or subcontractor.
Who can file a Mechanic’s Lien?
- Pennsylvania law permits contractors and subcontractors to claim a lien for labor or materials furnished in the erection, construction, alteration or repair of a property, provided that the amount of the claim shall exceed $500.
What types of construction issues require the assistance of an attorney for a homeowner?
- An experienced construction litigation attorney can assist with any legal issue occurring prior to, during or after the completion of construction including: plans that are not in accordance with the agreement, failure to account for geologic hazards, damage to existing structures, breach of contract by a party, defective or negligent work by a builder, contractor, or subcontractor, and more.
Who can a Construction Litigation Attorney represent?
- Our attorneys represent contractors and subcontractors who have been denied payment; homeowners seeking relief from construction defects and inadequate construction warranties; as well as design professionals, architects and engineers with negligence claims.