Construction Defect Litigation

Merrill, Nomura & Molineux is one of the foremost construction defect law firms in California, having obtained verdicts and settlements for its clients totaling over $100,000,000. Our clients include homeowners, homeowner associations, commercial property owners, hospitals, hotels and gaming casinos. The firm also represents owners, general contractors, developers and subcontractors of all types who have been named as defendants in construction defect lawsuits. Since the firm’s founding, Merrill, Nomura & Molineux’s attorneys have obtained favorable results in hundreds of construction defect matters through mediation, arbitration and trial.

Merrill, Nomura & Molineux’s construction defect practice emphasizes litigation strategies that are tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, an approach that enables our attorneys to efficiently prepare each case for successful resolution on behalf of their clients. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a diverse range of construction and design defect issues, including building code violations, defective materials, building envelope systems, electrical systems, flashing, fire safety, mechanical (HVAC) systems, ADA compliance, negligent inspection, defective design, plumbing, roofing, soils and foundations, structural systems, waterproofing, wastewater treatment and windows. If there is any type of “failure” in a project, it is likely that we have dealt with it.

Questions about our construction defect practice should be directed to Charles E. Merrill or Karl R. Molineux.