Practice Areas

Construction Defect

The Construction Defect group at Bodie handles a broad range of issues that challenge clients in the construction arena. Our focus is to partner with our clients in order to better achieve a successful resolution and to do so efficiently.

We Represent

Our clients come from all corners of the construction arena and we represent them in State Court and Federal Courts, trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations and administrative hearings.

  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Design Professionals
  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Insurance Companies
  • Individuals

Commercial / Residential

We represent our clients in both Commercial and Residential settings and are experienced in the following types of construction:

  • Fire Loss
  • Bridges
  • Land Fills
  • Tunnels
  • Highways
  • Utilities
  • Office Buildings
  • Crane collapse
  • Custom Homes
  • Condominium both suburban and beach front
  • Other residential construction
  • Soil conditions

Type of Dispute

The attorneys in our practice group are experienced in handling the following types of disputes:

  • Bodily Injury (wrongful death / catastrophic injury)
  • Construction Defect
  • 1st Party Property Damage (defense / coverage – wind / flood)
  • Breach of Contract
  • Risk Transfer (contractual indemnity)
  • Commercial / Residential Lease
  • Construction Trust Act
  • “Quick Pay Act”
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Mechanics liens
  • Environmental
  • Warranty
  • Intentional / Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Coverage


We will aggressively handle your case by creatively employing available legal defenses such as the Economic Loss Rule, Statute of Repose, Statute of Limitations etc. We view our relationship with our clients as a partnership to better enable us to reach a successful resolution.

Construction defect cases often involve dozens of parties, scores of witnesses and experts and thousands of pages of documents. Bodie attorneys are experienced in complex litigation, work to resolve cases in creative and cost-effective ways, and are also prepared to champion for our clients at trial. If you or your insured have been sued in a construction defect case, please contact the Firm to discuss your case.