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April 28, 2017

Insurer alleges improper installation of sprinkler system in lawsuit over fire that destroyed Pa. building

Source: http://www.securityinfowatch.com, April 26, 2017 By: Keith Gushard A $5.2 million civil lawsuit has been filed in Crawford County Court of Common Pleas in connection with a fire that gutted the Titusville Towne Square building more than two years ago. The 17-count lawsuit has been filed by Erie Insurance Exchange, as it was the insurance […]

April 19, 2017

Roof issues delay opening of $1.5B Mercedes-Benz Stadium — again

Source: http://www.constructiondive.com, April 19, 2017 By: Kim Slowey Dive Brief: Mercedes-Benz Stadium officials have announced that issues with the retractable roof will delay the $1.5 billion venue’s opening for a third time, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta Falcons officials said the new opening date has been pushed from July 30 to August 26, when […]

April 19, 2017

Serious design, construction and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam, report says

Source: http://www.latimes.com, April 17, 2017 By: Ralph Vartabedian Design flaws, construction shortcomings and maintenance errors caused the Oroville Dam spillway to break apart in February, according to an independent analysis by Robert Bea for the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at UC Berkeley. Bea, a co-founder of the center and retired civil engineering professor, found […]

April 18, 2017

Developer McKafka sues architect, alleging construction delays and defects at the Crimson

Source: https://therealdeal.com, April 17, 2017 By: Francisco Alvarado An Aventura-based architecture firm allegedly left McKafka Development Group hanging, delaying construction on its 90-unit high-rise called the Crimson in Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood, according to a lawsuit. McKafka, through its limited liability company Alpine Estates, accuses International Design Engineering and Architecture, or I.D.E.A. for short, of breaching […]

March 2, 2017

Edgewater condo owners sue engineering firm for $1M in damages

Source: https://therealdeal.com, March 1, 2017 By: Francisco Alvarado Property at 2121 N. Bayshore Drive was affected by leaky HVAC, residents say The condominium board at an older building in Edgewater is suing the engineering firm that designed the HVAC system at the property, alleging that the system caused extensive damage to the building. In a […]

October 29, 2013

United States: Design Professionals May Be Liable For Economic Loss Caused to Residential Homeowners Under California's SB 800 Law

Source: http://www.mondaq.com, October 25, 2013 By: Scott Hennigh, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Typically an architect is liable under its contract to the owner if it negligently creates a defective design. But whether an architect is liable for the effects of a defective design on parties with whom it has no contract has traditionally been […]

March 27, 2013

Parties Settle Lawsuit Over Miller Park Roof

Source: ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com The Miller Park stadium district and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of America reached a multimillion-dollar agreement on Jan. 7 to settle a three-year court battle over costly repairs to the ballpark’s retractable roof. With the settlement, the two parties avoided a lengthy jury trial that was scheduled to start Jan 10. The two sides […]

March 27, 2013

Second Contractor Sues Turner Construction over Lane Stadium Delays

Source: Collegiate Times, July 5, 2006 By: Lindsey Pieper And the legal woes of the Lane Stadium expansion drag on. In what may turn out to be a recurring refrain of legality clashes and delays, Turner Construction, the general contractor of the expansion faces yet another lawsuit. In May, the Gate Precast Co. of Jacksonville, […]

March 27, 2013

Stadium construction company files law suit against Tech

Source: Collegiate Times, October 24, 2006 By: Ryan McConnell & Kevin Anderson Turner Construction Company has filed a lawsuit against Virginia Tech, maintaining that it is still owed over $30 million for its expansion and construction work on the West Stands of Lane Stadium. In their case, filed Sept. 13, 2006, Turner alleges that missing […]

March 27, 2013

Stadium construction leads to lawsuits

Source: Journal of Commerce, February 13, 2013 By: Peter Caulfield Two recent high-profile lawsuits involving contracted work on football stadiums in Winnipeg and Vancouver highlight the legal mayhem that can result when teams comprising projects owners, contractors and subcontractors get their signals crossed. In Winnipeg, the $190 million Investors Group Field, the new home of […]

June 14, 2011

Lawsuit Involving St. Louis Cardinals

Source: Bellevue News-Democrat, February 2, 2006 An insurance company accused the owners of the St. Louis Cardinals of making false claims about contamination on the land under its new stadium and then demanding it pay much of the $14 million cleanup costs. Greenwich Insurance Co. said Wednesday that SLC Holdings LLC and the Cardinals should […]

May 11, 2011

Cost overruns spur dispute – Dade, arts center builders at odds; Shiver works to avert delay

Source: http://www.floridacdc.org, April 29, 2003 By: Andres Viglucci If paid for by the county, the $25 million in potential cost overruns would consume all of the contingency funds set aside for the arts center project. The county says the builders should absorb the cost. When Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver recently described construction of the […]


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