Haddonfield, NJ (June 13, 2007) – In the case Beverly Artman and Meg Coley v. Joseph Daniel McCann General Contractors, et al. Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Cape May County, (Docket No. CPM-L-674-06), work was performed by a home improvement contractor on a Wildwood Crest, NJ vacation home with allegations of faulty workmanship and construction. The homeowners had extensive work performed on their shore house, including the raising of the existing home and building of an additional first floor with new rooms, bathrooms, doors, windows, stairs, HVAC, electrical, etc.
Stan Gentile represented the homeowners in a suit alleging breach of contract, Consumer Fraud Act violations and Home Improvement Practices Act (HIPA) violations. The case reached a voluntary settlement. The Homeowners were relieved from paying the contract balance of $13,900 and received $87,500 from the Defendants in settlement funds for a recovery of more than $100,000.
Mr. Gentile concentrates his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis in construction litigation and arbitration, real estate litigation and consumer fraud matters. He has practiced construction law extensively for almost a decade and has represented school districts, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, sureties and owners in NJ and PA state and federal courts. He advises clients from the beginning to the end of a construction project and visits construction sites, attends project conferences and gets involved with every aspect of the construction process including drafting and interpretation of construction contracts, contract review, contract changes, delays and changed conditions, claims analysis, settlement, dispute resolution and litigation. He has handled complex construction disputes involving contract claims, mechanic’s lien claims, delay and inefficiency claims, surety bond claims and defense, negligence claims and consumer matters.