Forrest L. Adams
Representation of design professionals and design builders in complex litigation claims relating to design defects, construction delay claims, contract disputes and personal injury claims.
Complete management of cases from pre-claim to settlement and/or trial
Evaluation of construction claims for insurance carriers for settlement and trial purposes
Reviewing and revising construction contracts for design professionals and design builders
Trial experience in state and federal courts
Management and settlement of pre-litigation claims
Mediation of cases
Alabama Bar 2001
Florida Bar 2003
The University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctor 2001
The University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration 1998. Major- Finance
Birmingham Bar Association
- Construction Law Section of Alabama State Bar
- Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Youth softball head and assistant coach for Mountain Brook Recreational Teams – 2006-2018
Youth basketball head and assistant coach for Mountain Brook Recreational Teams – 2006-2018
Obtained summary judgment for structural engineer on a claim of promissory fraud. The Plaintiffs alleged that there was a pre-bid promise to send a structural engineer to review the metal hangar submittals on site. Summary Judgment was awarded because the evidence was not sufficient to establish an intent to deceive.
Defended numerous condominium lawsuits in the Florida Panhandle regarding waterproofing of the exterior skin, windows and roof.
Defended and favorably settled a claim against the project architect made by two University of Alabama students who fell from a balcony at an apartment complex in Tuscaloosa when the balcony railing failed.
Defended and favorably settled claim against structural engineer under a governmental contract on Eglin Air Force base where general contractor sued for delays caused design and submittal review.
Obtained summary judgment for geotechnical engineer based on a contract theory over placement of rock buttresses on county road project by general contractor.