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Wisconsin construction litigation: Mistreatment of subcontractors

A big construction firm sought out bids from subcontractors to work on their project. You were chosen, a contract was put together that you felt was fair and you got to work. Partway through the project, you're told you're fired, effective immediately -- no real answers were given, and now they are refusing to pay you for your time. Such issues happen all too often in Wisconsin, and filing construction litigation cases may be necessary to resolve them.

If you are a subcontractor who was fired for no reason, not paid for your time or are dealing with a host of other issues that may arise while working on a construction project, you may have legal recourse. If you signed a contract that the other party is failing to uphold, you may pursue a breach of contract claim. The details of the case will need to be reviewed in order to determine the best way to proceed.

There are a couple of ways in which construction disputes can be settled. The first option would be to try alternative dispute methods -- such as mediation or arbitration. This would keep the matter out of court -- which can end up taking less time and costing less as well. If talking things out fails to produce a desirable result, however, going to court may be the only way to resolve the matter. You and your legal team have to decide if taking that step is really going to serve your best interests in the long run.

Fighting for fair and full compensation, if your contract was not upheld and you believe you were mistreated, can be a bit intimidating. It may be worth it, though. An experienced Wisconsin-based construction litigation attorney can help you decide the best way to deal with the matter. To learn more about how legal counsel can be of assistance to you, please feel free to visit our firm's website.

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