According to the New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct, “a lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information.” RPC 1.4(b). Not only is regular communication with the client mandatory, but it is also just good practice.
Environmental & Toxic Mold
A rapidly expanding area in construction law involves toxic mold infestation and indoor air quality claims. Remediation costs necessary to eradicate toxic mold often result in claims advanced against the design professional and contractor involved in construction. We are experienced in defending such claims and have counseled our clients as to how best to proceed with resolution when they arise. On these claims we often tap the expertise of attorneys in our Environmental & Toxic Tort Department.