SNC-Lavalin Hit With $2.4M Verdict For Faulty Pipe

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 6:29 PM EST) -- A jury for a state court in Texas has handed down a more than $2.4 million verdict against Houston-based SNC-Lavalin Engineers & Constructors Inc. for making a faulty pipe system that injured an Exxon Mobil Corp. employee.

The jury in the District Court of Harris County, Texas, 80th Judicial District on Thursday found that SNC-Lavalin and GDS Engineers Inc., which was acquired by SNC-Lavalin in 2003, were negligent in their design of the pipe system that caused Exxon worker James Stewart to suffer severe burns while...
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