Contractor’s 2nd Suit Seeking Indemnification Is Barred, Colorado Panel Says
Mealey's (October 25, 2016, 11:45 AM EDT) -- DENVER — A general contractor’s second lawsuit seeking indemnification from a flooring subcontractor is barred by the doctrine of claims preclusion, a Colorado appeals court panel found Oct. 20, finding that the contractor’s claims arose out of the same contract (Layton Construction Co. Inc. v. Shaw Contract Flooring Services Inc., d/b/a Spectra Contract Flooring, No. 15CA1435, Colo. App.; 2016 Colo. App. LEXIS 1494).
(Opinion available. Document #09-161104-012Z.)
A panel composed of Colorado Court of Appeals Judges Jerry N. Jones, Dennis Graham and Gale T. Miller also...