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Alejandro Espino

Alejandro Espino’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Utilitites Subcontractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Recovery exceeding $500,000; no liability on counterclaim
    Description:
    Successfully represented a subcontractor on a public wastewater treatment plant project in the Florida Keys in a three-day arbitration against the prime contractor and its surety, obtaining a judgment exceeding $500,000 and a finding of no liability on the prime contractor’s counterclaim exceeding $600,000; issues related to nonpayment and alleged defective work
  • Contractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Recovery of $900,000; no liability on counterclaim
    Description:
    Successfully represented a prime contractor on a landfill stabilization project in a seven-day jury trial against the project owner, obtaining a jury verdict in prime contractor’s favor on its claims and on owner’s counterclaim of $1,500,000, and negotiating a $900,000 settlement prior to retrial on damages; issues related to delay, loss of efficiency, overinspection, design errors, unknown conditions and superior knowledge, wrongful termination and liquidated damages
  • Contractor Claim against Engineer of Record

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Judgment in excess of $6,000,000; complete recovery for client
    Description:
    Successfully represented a prime contractor on a neighborhood improvement project in a six-week jury trial against the owner’s design engineer, obtaining a judgment exceeding $6,000,000 and a complete recovery for the prime contractor; issues related to design errors, delay, impact to means and methods, overinspection and differing site conditions
  • Contractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Judgment Exceeding $550,000; complete recovery for client
    Description:
    Successfully represented a prime contractor on a stormwater retention project in a five-day jury trial against the project owner, obtaining a judgment exceeding $550,000 and a complete recovery for the prime contractor; issues related to delay, design errors, extreme weather and liquidated damages
  • Sitework Contractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement in client's favor after trial; no liability on $5,000,000 counterclaim
    Description:
    Successfully represented a sitework contractor on a large residential development project against the developer and owner, obtaining a jury verdict in prime contractor’s favor on its claims and on owner’s counterclaims exceeding $5,000,000, and negotiating a confidential settlement before retrial; issues related to wrongful termination, delay, extra work, construction means and methods, liquidated damages, alleged defective work and surety performance
  • Dredging Subcontractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Judgment exceeding $1,100,000; no liability on $1,000,000 counterclaim
    Description:
    Successfully represented a dredging subcontractor on a university marine laboratory dredging project in an eight-day jury trial against the prime contractor and project owner, obtaining a judgment exceeding $1,100,00 and defeating the prime contractor’s counterclaim exceeding $1,000,000; issues related to differing site conditions and superior knowledge, delay and lost productivity, extra work and cardinal changes
  • Contractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Multi-million dollar settlement after trial
    Description:
    Successfully represented a highway contractor in a three-week jury trial against the project owner, obtaining several favorable court rulings and a jury verdict in favor of the highway contractor, leading to a multi-million dollar settlement; issues related to differing site conditions, delay and lost productivity, liquidated damages and alleged defective work
  • Maintenance Contractor Claim

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Negotiated settlement after appeal; complete recovery for client
    Description:
    Successfully represented a maintenance contractor in appeal of trial court’s entry of summary judgment against it and in favor of the project owner, thereafter negotiating a settlement and obtaining complete relief for maintenance contractor; issues related to nonpayment and contract interpretation