Construction Defect

As plaintiff’s counsel, our Construction Defect litigators have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in judgments and settlements for clients. Our success is attracting clients from the West and around the country.

We represented Westlake Gresham Station, LLC, the owner of the Gresham Shopping Center, in prosecuting construction defect, negligent development, and design claims arising from the development, design, and construction of the Shopping Center. The lawsuit was highly complex, involving over 40 parties (including the developer, general contractors, design professionals, and multiple subcontractors), intricate factual and…
We represented a chain of various hotels in Oregon, prosecuting complex construction defect and insurance coverage claims. The hotels had an aggregate of over $10 million in damages. Ball Janik filed multiple, separate suits in state court in Oregon, seeking recovery from the primarily responsible parties and their insurers. We ultimately recovered millions of dollars…
Ball Janik LLP represented Sunset Presbyterian Church, a local Oregon church, that was suffering from water leaks which lead to the discovery of defective construction. The church did not discover these defects until approximately nine years after construction, and filed suit against the general contractor thereafter. On motion by the general contractor, the trial court…
Ball Janik LLP represented a 62–unit condominium association located in Hillsboro, Oregon in prosecuting construction defect claims against the condominium’s original developer, general contractor, and subcontractors for damages arising out of defects in the condominium’s exterior building envelope. All of the claims were resolved before trial, except for the Association’s negligence claim against the subcontractor…
Ball Janik LLP provides comprehensive general counsel services to community associations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The firm regularly works with community association clients on all aspects of governance and compliance, including interpretation of rights and obligations under governing documents, amendments to governing documents, development and enforcement of rules and regulations, assessments and collections, risk…