Federal Circuit Reverses Metcalf v. U.S.

Holds Government Cannot Bar Differing Site Conditions Claims with Broad Disclaimer Language, AND Government is Bound by a Broad Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing In a major victory, not only for the contractor, but also for historic federal contract principles, the...

Economic Loss Doctrine Bars Contractor Suit against Engineer

The economic loss doctrine was enforced by the Supreme Court of Wyoming to bar a general contractor’s (GC) complaint against a project engineer with whom it lacked privity of contract. The GC had a contract was with a town to construct water and wastewater lines. The...