Construction Law

The Lawyers at LAPEROUSE, APLC have more than 22 years of experience in representing construction industry clients, and have litigated some of the largest and most prominent construction cases in Louisiana.  No matter is too large or too small, and our firm routinely represents clients ranging from Fortune 500 Companies to local companies and individuals.

We both pursue, defend and/or otherwise handle on behalf of our clients:

  • Construction defect claims

  • Breach of contract and contract default claims

  • Claims for nonpayment for labor and materials

  • Mechanic’s liens and claims of privilege under the Louisiana Private Works Act

  • Payment bond claims 

  • Claims under the Louisiana Public Works Act and federal Miller Act

  • Project impact claims and Requests for Equitable Adjustment, including claims for delays, lost productivity, acceleration, differing site conditions and extra work

  • Public project bid disputes

  • OSHA citations

  • Arbitration

  • Construction contract negotiations and contract drafting, including prime contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, and design professional contracts

  • Claims for property damage and personal injury arising out of construction projects

  • Insurance claims, including builder’s risk insurance and general liability insurance

  • Claims for errors and omissions against design professionals, including architects and engineers

  • Mold and other hazardous materials claims 

  • Commercial, industrial and residential construction disputes

  • Best practices consulting services for construction industry clients

  • Construction mediations

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