Cornell Housing Work Subpar, Unfinished, Contractor Says

Law360 (August 27, 2018, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A contractor hired to construct housing for Cornell University students before the start of the upcoming school year launched a lawsuit against one of its subcontractors in New York federal court Friday, alleging the company is on the hook for more than $1 million after performing subpar work and walking off the job.

LeChase Construction Services Inc. said Escobar Construction Inc. failed to meet its obligations under its subcontract, which provided that Escobar would perform certain drywall work for the construction of an 887-bed apartment and townhome facility, known as the Maplewood project, in Ithaca, New York.

According to LeChase, the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!