Source: https://www.constructiondive.com/, March 24, 2022 By: Zachary Phillips Two construction workers died Tuesday morning when a concrete wall collapsed on them at the Riverwalk Plaza construction project in Boynton Beach, Florida, north of Fort Lauderdale. At roughly 10:14 a.m., Boynton Beach police and rescue crews responded to a call about the incident and located the […]
Source: https://www.downbeach.com/, September 28, 2021 By: Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Residents whose homes were damaged when a road construction project went awry on Amherst Avenue have filed a lawsuit in Atlantic County Superior Court and are asking for a jury trial demanding judgement against the city, its engineer and the contractor and any sub-contractors who performed […]
Source: https://www.palmbeachpost.com/, August 19, 2021 By: Mike Diamond Three separate lawsuits have been filed against Toll Brothers, a Pennsylvania-based homebuilder, for alleged construction defects at Jupiter Country Club. The Toll Brothers development consists of 407 single-family homes and 149 condominium units. Some of the homes at the country club sell for more than $2 million. At […]
Source: https://news.yahoo.com/, July 9, 2021 By: william Dean A lawsuit claims negligence during construction of Oak Hill Estates caused significant water damage to their property. The suit, filed by Ed Dunn Road residents Kenneth and Jessica Davis, seeks monetary relief for damages, interests, punitive damages, legal costs and other relief deemed appropriate. Read more.
Source: https://www.constructiondive.com/, February 10, 2021 By: Kim Slowey Tappan Zee Constructors, a design-build team that includes Fluor, American Bridge, Traylor Bros and Granite Construction, has filed a lawsuit against the New York State Thruway Authority seeking $961 million for extra costs associated with bad weather, a crane collapse and interference from another design-build team in […]
Source: https://www.constructiondive.com/, January 27, 2021 By: Kim Slowey Lane Construction has filed a lawsuit against Skanska USA Civil Southeast, its joint venture design-build partner on the $2.3 billion I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando, Florida, accusing Skanska of putting an affiliate company’s interests before its obligations to the JV. Lane is demanding $132 million plus costs […]
Source: https://www.gazettenet.com/, December 3, 2020 By: Scott Merzbach The University of Massachusetts and the UMass Building Authority are suing eight contractors for almost $3 million for their alleged role in the collapse of ductwork in kitchen exhaust systems at a refurbished dining facility on the Amherst campus. The lawsuit, filed in Hampshire Superior Court in […]
Source: Sirius Group “In-Box”, November 2020 A fire sprinkler company was hired to design and install a fire sprinkler system for a boutique hotel in Texas. During the inspection for the certificate of occupancy, it was determined that the sprinkler system was improperly designed for the hotel. The opening of the hotel was delayed and the sprinkler system had […]
Source: https://www.siriusgroup.com/ A specialty contractor was hired by a general contractor (GC) to design and build a retaining wall for a commercial development. The GC was responsible for the initial site development and infrastructure. Upon competition, the building developed cracks in both the walls and floors. It was determined that the design of the retaining […]
Source: https://www.siriusgroup.com/</span A specialty concrete contractor under a design-build contract of a parking garage hired an engineering firm to provide the structural specifications. Following construction, the garage owner noticed cracks in the support columns. The cause was determined to be that the rebar specified in the engineering plans was insufficient to support the structure. The […]
Source: https://www.siriusgroup.com A GC under a design-build contract hired an HVAC subcontractor to design and install an HVAC system for a residential apartment project. Once completed and occupied, the apartment units began developing mold and residents subsequently began complaining of respiratory problems, headaches and other physical ailments. An error in the HVAC design plans caused […]
Source: https://www.siriusgroup.com/ A GC was hired to build an athletic field using plans from a civil engineer who was retained by the owner to complete a preliminary design. At the owner’s insistence, the GC hired the civil engineer under a design-build contract. After the field was constructed, it was determined that the completed design was […]
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