On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Public Construction Projects on Aug 21, 2014.
Philadelphia Construction Law Blog
Tag: Breach Of Contract
On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Construction Industry News on Jun 6, 2014.
A recent trial in Delaware County, Pennsylvania resulted in a $24.3 million verdict in favor of the construction company Utility Line Services. The award, handed down by an 8 person jury panel, was arrived at by finding a breach of contract, violation of the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (“CASPA”), and wrongful termination of the contract.
On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in General on Apr 22, 2013.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed 3 orders issued by the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the net effect of which was to uphold a finding that a defined completion date in a construction contract must be completed in a reasonable amount of time if change order work results in the original deadline being missed. The ruling confirmed an award of $422,923.83 in breach of contract damages and $539,521.15 in attorneys’ fees.