Edge, US Fail To Reach Deal In Cemetery Fight

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 2:22 PM EST) -- The federal government and Edge Construction Co. Inc. have failed to reach a settlement in a suit accusing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of improperly terminating an $8.7 million contract for the construction of a cemetery in Michigan.

In a joint status update submitted Monday, the parties told the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that despite negotiations, they could not hammer out an accord and were now ready to head to discovery on the suit's remaining claims.

In October, before staying the case to allow...
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