Representative Cases

  • Hospital Construction - Prosecute State District Court suit for casework subcontractor, resulting in payment for extras totaling $345,000.

  • Ten Mile Bridge - Successful defense of owner in suit to enjoin the construction of a public highway project; injunction denied.

  • Tribal Contracting - Assist prime contractor in establishing subcontract and security devices for tribal subcontractor, and on default, foreclose security to procure an rare collection of $1.34 Million from the tribe.

  • Snake River Road Improvements - Procure arbitration award of $207,000 on differing site condition claim.

  • Washington Street - Pursue arbitration of defective specifications claim resulting in $3.9 million mediated settlement.

  • Commercial Development: - Pursue litigation for commercial developer resulting in settlement including payment of $1.35 million.

  • Bryden Canyon Irrigation - Successful prosecution of bid protest resulting in seminal Idaho Supreme Court decision establishing bidding standards for virtually all Idaho political subdivisions, and resulting in a later mediated settlement in payment of bid preparation costs and fees.
  • U.S. 93; Evaro to McClure Road - Preparation and prosecution of prime contractor defective specifications claim against Montana Department of Transportation, resulting in mediated change orders totaling in excess of $1,070,000.
  • SR 270; Pullman to Idaho State Line - Preparation and prosecution of earthwork Subcontractor's pass-through claim against WSDOT for defective specifications and differing site conditions, resulting in mediated settlements totaling $927,000.
  • J-Ditch Phase-2, McCall, Idaho - Prosecuted Federal Jury Trial in salvage action on behalf of completing surety on lagoon construction, resulting in jury verdict for surety and defaulted contractor of over $4.95 million dollars.
  • Mann Creek Curves, U.S. Highway 95, Washington County Idaho - Prosecuted prime contractor arbitration against ITD for extra work claims and for lost profits/diminished bonding capacity, resulting in AAA award of $2.933 million in favor of the contractor.
  • Erosion Control Business - Represented aggrieved party in arbitration of a commercial dispute resulting in award and judgment of over $1,706,919.75.
  • MP-103.5 to 3 Miles West of West Hammett Interchange-Mountain Home:
    • Represented Subcontractor "A" in differing site conditions claim resulting in additive project change orders totaling $1,257,160.00.
    • Represented Subcontractor "B" in arbitration of unrelated changes claim resulting in arbitration award of $283,459.63.
  • Glenwood Road Project-Idaho County - Represented Contractor in arbitration of differing site conditions claim resulting in arbitration award totaling $267,653.15.
  • Clearlake Grade-Buhl - Represented Contractor in mediation of changes claim resulting in change order of $222,969.60.
  • Federal Highway Administration-John Day River Road, Oregon:
    Represented Contractor in changes claim resulting in change orders totaling $547,000.00.
  • Federal Highway Administration-St. Joe River Road, Idaho:
    Co-Counsel representing contractor in the first mediation in which this division of the FHWA ever participated, resulting in additive change order of $617,500.00.
  • U.S. Forest Service-Hat Point 2 Road Reconstruction, Oregon:
    Represented Contractor and Subcontractor in preparation and negotiation of defective specifications claim resulting in additive change orders totaling $500,000.00.
  • Oregon Department of Transportation-Prairie City Road Project:
    Represented Contractor in changes claim resulting in change order of $600,000.00.
  • Federal Highway Administration-Crow Creek Road, Oregon:
    Co-Counsel representing Contractor in changes and differing site conditions claims, resulting in additive change order of $877,000.00.
  • Whitman County, Washington-Pullman-Albion Road:
    Represented Contractor in arbitration of changes claims resulting in award of $103,294.00.
  • Army Corps of Engineers-Freeman Creek Campground:
    Co-Counsel representing subcontractor in claim against contractor, resulting in Jury Verdict of $767,352.00 for subcontractor.
  • Jack Mountain Timber Sale Roads - Represented prime contractor in jury trial for damages against environmental protestors resulting jury verdict judgement $1,149,996.00.
  • Pierce to Grangemont Project Highway Construction - Represented Prime Contractor in District Court suit against State of Idaho resulting in claim and settlement payments of $454,375.00.
  • Orofino NCL to Ashahka Road Project - Represented prime contractor in claims prosecution and subsequent arbitration of prime contractor claim for changes and differing site conditions resulting in claim decision and award of $403,342.29.
  • Beacon Light Road to MP 50.2, Ada County, Idaho - Represented prime contractor in claims prosecution and subsequent arbitration of prime contractor changes and acceleration claims resulting in claim decision and award of $234,827.00.
  • Snake River Avenue Slide, Phase II - Represented highway contractor in claims prosecution and subsequent arbitration of prime contractor changes and acceleration claims resulting in settlement of $250,000.00.
  • Bryden Canyon Road - Preparation and arbitration of construction contract claim on behalf of the prime contractor resulting in recovery and settlement totaling $379,223.00.
  • Twin Falls Concrete - Assist prime contractor with Construction Lien and Jury Trial regarding alleged defective contract, resulting in judgment of $120,816.
  • Latah Quarry - Assist rock contractor in two related arbitrations regarding a rock quarry dispute, resulting in Superior Court judgments totaling $253,000.