Jan 23, 2015

Contractors Bear the Burden for Costs to Repair

Imagine that you’re a general contractor responsible for the construction of a large mixed-use development. Now imagine that you mistakenly installed a brand of piping for the plumbing systems that was different from the brand specified by the owner. The pipe you installed was of similar quality to the pipe specified, so you’re thinking no harm no foul. Unfortunately, the owner is particularly litigious and decides to file suit against you for breach of contract hoping to recover damages in the amount it would cost to remove and replace all of the piping with the brand specified by the owner…. Read more