NY Agency Off The Hook For Extra Post-9/11 Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT) -- A New York State appellate court ruled Tuesday that the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. doesn't have to pay an abatement contractor extra for cost overruns tied to work on the World Trade Center site's former Deutsche Bank AG building.

Affirming a lower court decision, the appeals panel ruled that provisions in an existing agreement free the city and state joint venture agency from having to pay Bovis Lend Lease (LMB) Inc. for extra work that was not agreed to, after the project was delayed by regulatory...
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