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Builder’s Claim Over Flawed Design Arose During Construction, Judge Rules

(October 14, 2016, 11:53 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An architecture firm accused by the builder of the Marquis Marriott Hotel of breaching the terms of a design services contract was awarded summary judgment by a federal judge in the District of Columbia on Sept. 28, after the judge found that the builder’s claim arose when flaws in the building’s design were discovered rather than when construction was substantially complete (Hensel Phelps Construction Co. v. Cooper Carry Inc., No. 15-1961, D. D.C.).

(Opinion available.  Document #09-161104-002Z.)

U.S. Judge Richard J. Leon of...
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