Louisiana Appeals Court Vacates Couple’s $20,000 Award Over Defects

(November 14, 2017, 9:11 AM EST) -- GRETNA, La. — A Louisiana appeals panel on Oct. 25 vacated a trial court judge’s decision to award $20,000 to a couple who claimed that a builder improperly placed a lien on an apartment building it constructed, finding that the plaintiffs were unable to show that they sustained damages as a result of delayed construction and construction defects (Gerald Phillips, et al. v. Doucette & Associated Contractors, Inc., No. 17-CA-93, La. App., 5th Cir., 2017 La. App. LEXIS 2035).

(Opinion available.  Document #09-171201-002Z.)

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