Recent success getting insurers to pay for construction defect claims

Attorney Seth Chastain recently represented a pair of homeowners in West Seattle who brought claims against a contractor for a botched home remodel project.  The contractor’s substandard work left the homeowners with a number of construction defects in their home, including broken doors, cracked drywall, broken bathroom fixtures, and misapplied paint.  After getting an independent…

How does a lien release work?

  Virtually all states provide that contractors, laborers, material suppliers, equipment lessors, architects and other design professionals can protect their investment by recording a claim of lien for unpaid wages, materials or services.  Notwithstanding these rights, sub-trades must of course comply with state specific guidelines in order to have and maintain a valid lien claim. However, assuming that…

Levy Law Group

Levy – von Beck receives award as 2015 Best Law Firm in the USA for Construction Defects

We are pleased to have been awarded, “Best Law Firm for Construction Defects in the USA” by Acquisition International.  Acquisition International’s 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards highlight and promote the most deserving companies across the world that have, over the past 12 months, demonstrated an unwavering commitment to outstanding performance, integrity, and innovation.  Acquisition International announced…

Condominiums

Guidance for Condominium Associations That Want to Amend Their Rental Restrictions

In Washington, the law does not automatically impose rental restrictions on condominium unit owners.  This is something that is commonly done through a condominium association’s declaration when, or after, a condominium association is incorporated. Deciding whether and to what extent rental restrictions are right for a specific condominium association are very important decisions for an…

Katie Joins Firm as Shareholder

Katie J. Comstock becomes firm shareholder

Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S., P.S. is pleased to announce that Katie J. Comstock has become a shareholder at the firm. Katie will continue to represent homeowners, homeowners’ associations, small business owners, material suppliers, and contractors in litigation matters, primarily in the areas of construction, real estate, liens, and creditor’s rights. View…