1st Circ. Keeps Builder's Puerto Rico Contracts Suit Alive

Law360, Washington (February 13, 2012, 7:09 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Friday refused to reconsider its decision to partially revive a suit accusing Puerto Rican highway and building authorities of breaking contracts by retroactively penalizing a construction company that had pled guilty to fraud.

Redondo Construction Corp., which pled guilty in 1999 to making false statements related to a construction project funded by the Federal Highway Administration, sued the Puerto Rico Highway & Transportation Authority and the Puerto Rico Public Buildings Authority for retroactively applying a Puerto Rican law barring government agencies from...
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