The attorneys of Sternberg & Associates have extensive experience handling surety bond claims and litigation on behalf of sureties. Handling construction surety bond claims requires attorneys with an extremely technical understanding of the complex field of construction and surety law with particular knowledge relating to surety specific defenses to claims. Because a surety may be liable for attorney’s fees and costs in addition to either a contractor/material supplier’s claim on a payment bond or an owner’s claim on a performance bond, special care is required when administering the claim or deciding to litigate it. Sternberg attorneys are particularly aware of the need to provide the highest level of skilled legal assistance to sureties in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible to ensure that our clients receive superior legal representation in the construction industry. Sternberg attorneys have experience handling many types of construction related surety bond claims including:
- Payment Bonds
- Performance Bonds
- Subdivision Bonds
- Contractors State License Board License Bonds
Sternberg attorneys are also experienced in all matters relating to indemnity arising out of bond claims. In addition to defending claims brought against surety bonds on a construction project, Sternberg attorneys will seek to enforce to the fullest extent allowed by law a surety’s rights under its General Agreement of Indemnity with its bond principal.