Judge Affirms Ruling That Contractor’s Negligence Claim Over Shelf Angles Barred

(February 17, 2017, 9:08 AM EST) -- RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge in North Carolina on Feb. 7 overruled a general contractor’s argument that a bankruptcy court judge erred in finding that its negligence claim against a subcontractor who improperly installed shelf angles was barred by the economic loss doctrine, holding that the contractor was unable to show what damage resulted from the improper installation (Weaver Cooke Construction, LLC v. Randolph Stair and Rail Company, No. 14-CV-709-BR, E.D. N.C., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19442).

(Order available.  Document #09-170303-009R.)

Senior U.S. Judge W....
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