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The challenges of resolving construction disputes can be overwhelming. Often times there are multiple parties involved which can make the process onerous. Our construction lawyers are prepared to handle any aspect of litigation. We’ve successfully worked with a range of clients from general contractors and their subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers, design professionals, as well as owners and developers in all aspects of complex construction litigation.

We are your scaffold in construction claims

In addition to providing coverage advice on negligence, contractual, and indemnity claims, the firm has extensive experience litigating issues in:

  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Accident Litigation
  • First-Party Coverage Disputes

The kind of expertise that delivers clients hard-winning results

Whatever the context, a builder’s risk claim, complex construction defect litigation, declaratory judgment action, or some other type of dispute relating to construction, Butler prides itself on having real world experience in the construction field. Competency and substantive knowledge of industry standards and building practices is one of our many our strong suites.

Publications/ Whitepapers | Can You Get Stuck with Stucco? Coverage Under an EIFS Exclusion for Property Damage Caused by Construction Defects

Oct 20, 2020 | By Kathy Maus, J. Blake Hunter

This article was originally published in the Florida Bar Journal November/December 2020 publication. Legal opinions may vary when based on subtle factual differences. All rights…

Webinars | The Impact Of Covid-19 On Construction Defect Claims

May 05, 2020 | By Denise Anderson

Unprecedented. That’s the word all of us keep hearing from almost every source. BECAUSE IT’S TRUE. Upon us is not only a health crisis, but…

Events | 13 Reasons Why You Are Successful In Resolving Construction Claims 2020

Feb 27, 2020 | By Denise Anderson

Join Partner Denise Anderson as she and co-presenters Cynthia Romesburg (The Main Street America Group) and Robert Zaralban (SEA, Ltd.) present “13 Reasons Why You Are Successful…

Events | 13 Reasons Why You Are Successful In Resolving Construction Claims

Dec 10, 2019 | By Denise Anderson

Denise Anderson and co-presenters Marta Brown (BMC), Susan Domanski (Construction Disputes Consultants, LLC) and La Tonya Darby (RCM&D) presented “13 Reasons Why You Are Successful in…

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Blog Posts | Lights. Camera. Not an Action? Amendment to Section 558.004, Florida Statutes

Jun 14, 2019 | By William Linero Jr.

On July 1, 2019, Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, will be amended to add section 558.004(1)(d), which states: “A notice of claim served pursuant to this chapter…

Publications/ Whitepapers | Dust In The Wind: The Threat Of Airborne Lead From Construction Sites

Feb 19, 2018

Reposted from, Feb. 14, 2018, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. Of the many laws that surround the construction industry,…

Blog Posts | Claim Barred by Florida’s Construction Defect Statute of Repose? Maybe Not. Florida Court Says You Should Read The Construction Contract More Closely

Aug 21, 2017

Claim professionals are often reminded that even the most meritorious claim is worthless if not filed within the applicable statute of limitations or statute of…

Webinars | Construction Claims – Case Law and Statutory Updates

Apr 13, 2017 | By Michael Montgomery

Michael Montgomery, a Partner at Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig, along with co-presenter Brenda Radmacher will be presenting “Construction Claims – Case Law and Statutory Updates” on a CLM…

Publications/ Whitepapers | Is The Increased Cost To Repair Undamaged Portions Of The Structure A Consequence Of Enforcement Of Building, Zoning Or Land Use Ordinance Or Law?

Apr 23, 2010 | By Jason Seitz

This is one of a series of articles under “Property Insurance Law Committee” originally published in ABA Committee News, Winter 2010

Publications/ Whitepapers | Florida Legislature Again Changes The Requirements For Making A Construction Defect Claim

Feb 01, 2007 | By Scott Katz, Matthew Peaire

This article was originally published in the Subrogator, a publication by the National Association of Subrogation Professionals, Winter 2007, Page 131. © Copyright 2007 by…

Publications/ Whitepapers | New Florida Law Changes Procedure For Making Claims Against Contractors For Construction Defects

Feb 01, 2004 | By Scott Katz, Matthew Peaire

This article was originally published in NASP Subrogator Magazine, February 2004, p. 68. © Copyright Butler 2004. Florida Governor Jeb Bush approved Senate Bill No….