Highway Contractor Protected by State Immunity Statute

Where a highway construction contractor followed specifications given to it by the state, it was immune pursuant from liability arising out of a motorist’s personal injury action. The plaintiff’s law suit alleged that her injuries were caused by, or made...

Owner Not Liable for Site Safety

A painter that suffered serious injury on a U.S. Navy construction project was not entitled to recover against the government for alleged failure to supervise the work of an independent contractor, where the government fulfilled any duty it might have had to supervise...

Sovereign Immunity Does Not Bar Contractor Claim for Contested Work

A general contractor, under contract to the Brevard County School Board was required by the architect to install a more expensive fire protection system than it believed was called for by its contract. It argued that the architect misinterpreted the contract and thus...