Construction Manager Sued Over Negligence
A construction firm performed At-Risk Construction Management services to widen a 100 mile two-lane highway. The insured subcontracted the construction management and engineering services. The claimant alleged pavement heaves, inadequately compacted fill holes, settlement, sink holes, and depression on the bridge decks. The claimant sought costs for necessary repairs or replacement of the work directly attributable to the insured’s negligent professional services. Damages from the negligence were estimated between $5 and $20 million.
This is a claim scenario developed from a single claim or several claims and has been developed for illustrative purposes only.