Construction Law

The attorneys at Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A. have provided counsel and representation on a variety of residential and commercial construction matters throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin for more than 40 years. Our clients include insurance carriers, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers, and utilities. From individual contract matters to complex multi-party litigation, our seasoned attorneys understand the unique challenges presented by construction claims, and have fostered the relationships necessary to help resolve construction claims as cost-effectively as possible.

Our construction law practice encompasses liability claims alleging construction defect, structural and design defect, ‘wet house’/moisture intrusion, and breach of warranty; as well as first-party insurance coverage claims arising from construction disputes, in which we regularly provide coverage opinions and represent insurers in coverage actions.

Specifically, our construction law practice includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Construction defects and warranties
  • Design defects
  • Architect liability/malpractice
  • Engineer liability/malpractice
  • Commercial and residential developments
  • Condominium and townhome association claims
  • Water infiltration and mold
  • Road construction
  • Boundary line disputes/trespass/tree removal
  • Soil composition and subsidence issues
  • Manure/waste storage and treatment
  • Insurance subrogation
  • Contract disputes/breach of contract
  • Insurance coverage for construction claims