Judge Awards Surety Default Judgment Of $305,067 For Breach Of Contract Claim
Mealey's (November 11, 2016, 1:46 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A surety is entitled to a default judgment of $305,067.65 in damages against a subcontractor for breach of contract and implied contractual indemnity claims stemming from defective work on a media arts center construction project, a California federal judge ruled Oct. 31 (Hartford Fire Insurance Co. v. Oceans-One Interior Drywall Inc., No. 16-945, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 151509).
(Order available. Document #69-161202-006R.)
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