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  A sampling of construction matters in which Cohen & Lord has participated include:

 
 
Hospitals / Medical Facilities

Successful prosecution of construction defect claims on behalf of the owner of a 350,000 square foot Southern California acute care hospital;

Successful defense of the architect from construction defect and "sick building" claims regarding a major Northern California acute care hospital;

Successful defense of a structural engineer who faced multiple claims of design defects in a large Central Valley, California acute care hospital.

Office, Commercial and Hospitality Industries

Successful defense of the architect and other design professionals from a multi-million dollar defect claim arising out of the design and construction of State Farm Regional Headquarters in Bakersfield, California;

Successful defense of the architect and other design professionals from claims for damages as a result of water intrusion through exterior pre-cast and curtain walls of a 22-story office building in Glendale, California;

Successful representation of owners, architects, engineers, and contractors regarding claims arising from both the Loma Prieta and Northridge earthquakes;

Successful defense of claims against the architect regarding the design of a condominium tower in Long Beach, California;

Successful defense of the owner of a major Southern California entertainment venue from cost overrun and change order claims by the general contractor.
  Government / Public Facilities

Successful defense of the architect and structural engineer from cost overrun and design defect claims on the Ronald Reagan State Office Building, Los Angeles, California;

Successful defense of the architect from design defect and cost overrun claims involving Bank One Ballpark;

Successful defense of the architect and its consultants from claims arising out of the refurbishment of the Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center;

Successful prosecution of claims for extra compensation on behalf of the steel contractor in an action against the engineer and manufacturers who designed and supplied a post-tension cable system for the structural retrofit of a multi-story parking garage on the California State University San Jose campus;

Successful defense of the structural engineer in personal injury and wrongful death actions arising out of the failure of a multi-story public parking structure in Redondo Beach, California;

Successful defense of the structural engineer from cost overrun and design defect claims in a large public project in the City of Carson, California.

 
 
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