Contractor Bumps County's $78M Suit To Fed. Court

Law360, New York (February 16, 2010, 5:30 PM EST) -- Project manager Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has removed to federal court a breach of contract suit Clark County, Nev., lodged against it seeking as much as $78.9 million in damages over alleged mismanagement of correctional center projects.

Jacobs docketed the case Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, refiling a complaint that alleged it grossly mismanaged the expansion of the Clark County Detention Center and the construction of the Regional Justice Center.

In the complaint, initially filed in Nevada state court, Clark...
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