Subcontractors

9 Oct, 2018

Trial Tactics – Emphasizing Your Point

2019-02-16T11:23:54-05:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Contractors, Going to Trial, Subcontractors|

When going to trial, a party would often prefer to present multiple witness at trial to testify to the same or similar facts and conclusions in support of the party’s position or against the adversary’s position. It drives the point home to the judge or jury. The impact might be even better when the testimony is provided by multiple experts. Despite the general rule that a party has the right to [...]

7 Jan, 2018

Summary Judgment for Subcontractor on Engineer’s Attempt to Shift Liability for Owner’s Claims that Engineer Breached Contract and Committed Professional Negligence

2019-02-16T06:46:16-05:00January 7th, 2018|Categories: Subcontractors|Tags: , |

In Univ. Cmty. Hosp., Inc. v. Prof’l Serv. Indus., No. 8:15-cv-628-T-27EAJ, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26298 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 24, 2017) Florida Hospital Tampa (Owner) had consulting agreements with Professional Service Industries, Inc. (Engineer) to perform soil analysis and recommend for a specific type of foundation in the construction of a new emergency department. Engineer completed the soil analysis and recommended using an auger cast pile system. In its final report [...]