D.C. Circuit

D.C. Circuit Favors Contractual Text Over Construction Norms in Design-Build Dispute

by: Anthony Sallah

On June 30, 2017, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of an architecture and design firm. The D.C. Circuit held that a general contractor’s breach of contract claim was barred by the statute of limitations, and that the contract’s indemnification clause did not apply as between two contracting parties.

In Hensel Phelps Construction Company v. Cooper Carry, Inc., a design firm initially […]

2017-07-17T11:35:04+00:00 July 17th, 2017|0 Comments