No Damage for Delay Clause Not Enforced

A construction contractor was delayed in completing a road construction project by a flaw in the design provided by the project engineer.  The project owner (Broward County, Florida) denied the contractor’s delay and impact claim, asserting that it was barred by a...

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...