Appeals Court Upholds Rulings In Favor Of Designers Of Collapsed Scaffolding

Mealey's (September 2, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT) -- JACKSON, Miss. — An 8-1 panel of the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Sept. 1 affirmed a trial court judge’s rulings awarding summary judgment to the architects and engineers accused of defectively designing scaffolding that collapsed and injured four concrete workers, after finding that the defendants did not have a duty to inspect the scaffolding (David McKean, et al. v. Yates Engineering Corporation, et al., No. 2013-CA-10807-CA, Miss. App.; 2015 Miss. App. LEXIS 446).

(Opinion available. Document #09-150904-012Z.)

The majority held that while it is undisputed...
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