Construction Defect

A defense has been provided to clients in commercial, residential, and high-rise/mixed-use litigation, with representative clients including:

  • General Contractors
  • Construction Managers and Construction Management Companies
  • Framers
  • Roofers
  • Concrete Installers and Concrete Suppliers
  • Stucco, lath, and plaster Subcontractors
  • Sheet metal Subcontractors
  • Waterproofing Installers and waterproofing Manufacturers
  • Window Installers and window Manufacturers
  • Landscaping Installers, landscaping maintenance Subcontractors, and landscaping Architects
  • Plumbers
  • Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) Subcontractors
  • Tile Subcontractors for interior, exterior, wet, and dry conditions
  • Other artisan trades

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Personal Injury

From multimillion dollar claims and lawsuits to minor injury litigation, SHCP provides an unparalleled defense. Defended cases include issues involving:

  • Wrongful death
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Premises liability
  • Automobile/motorcycle accidents
  • Uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist claims
  • Construction site accidents and injuries
  • Slip and fall due to maintenance, cleaning, or hazardous condition
  • Forklift and scissor lift injuries

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Products Liability

Extremely complex litigated matters in the products liability forum include cases focused on:

  • Chemical injuries (Burns, inhalation, etc.)
  • Automotive design and manufacture
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair salon chemicals
  • Food and candy (foreign objects, ingredients, etc.)
  • Toys
  • Chinese pipe

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The matters defended in the area of law involving trucking issues include:

  • Common carrier liability
  • Interstate commerce
  • Chain reaction accidents

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Toxic Tort

Major injury toxic tort cases defended by SHCP relate to:

  • Chemical inhalation
  • Chemical burns
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Damp/wet building syndrome

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SHCP has decades of experience in the defense of all aspects of asbestos litigation, including defending:

  • Component manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Installers

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In both the commercial and residential settings SHCP has defended hundreds of cases asserting Claims against:

  • Management companies
  • Building owners
  • Homeowner associations
  • Landowners
  • Tenants

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Property Loss

for litigation in commercial and residential settings, SHCP has provided a full and unparalleled defense to claims centered on:

  • Flooding
  • Leaks
  • Plumbing failures
  • Fire sprinkler failures
  • Fire
  • Explosions
  • Water well failures and geysers

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