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Possible risks in smaller construction projects

On Behalf of | Mar 8, 2022 | Construction Law |

New projects can come in many forms and fashions, ranging anywhere from a major land development to smaller operations. On the surface, it might seem that smaller construction projects may be simpler tasks that involve little risk of conflict. However, this might not always be the case, and in some cases, even smaller construction projects in California might encounter complex project issues that take a significant toll on the interests of all parties involved.

According to experts, even smaller construction projects may still carry some of the same risks as larger operations and there are a multitude of issues that can arise on the site these projects, such as:

  • Financial woes: Smaller construction projects may hardly be immune to financial issues that might stem from delayed payments or cost overrun.
  • Contract violations: Breach of contract remains a common issue in many construction projects and violation of contractual obligations can occur under a multitude of scenarios.
  • Scheduling concerns: Issues with finding skilled workers and failure to address construction project scheduling needs are two examples of concerns that could lead to costly project delays
  • Project planning: Improper management and poor planning could increase the risks of conflict and dispute on a project of any size.

Regardless of the size of a project, any disputes that arise could carry dire ramifications that might leave each party involved in search of advice on the next steps to take.

Construction disputes can come in various forms and such conflict may run the risk of placing the well-being of a company at significant risk. Those who wish to protect their companies but remain uncertain of how best to achieve this goal could benefit from consulting with an attorney for advice in evaluating all their available options. An attorney can examine the situation a client in California is facing, provide insight on the best course of action to take and assist in navigating every stage of the subsequent process.