We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

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...
To view the full article, register now.