Co-Owner Faces Liability On $2M Contractor Bills: Pa. Court

Law360, Philadelphia (October 4, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Friday that a 50 percent shareholder in a Philadelphia real estate development firm that had been found liable for $1.9 million in damages from unpaid construction bills could also face liability.

In a split decision, the appeals court overturned a trial court’s summary judgment in favor of Robert DeBolt, one of the principals of Philadelphia firm 410 Shurs Lane Developers LLC, finding that he could conceivably be tagged under the state’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act because of orders he allegedly...
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