Columbia University Sued Over NYC Demolition Contract

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT) -- Brooklyn construction company Breeze National Inc. filed suit against the Columbia University Board of Trustees in New York state court Friday, alleging that the university wrongfully terminated a Harlem-area demolition contract after a fatal construction accident.

Breeze, a waste disposal and demolition company, said Columbia breached its contract with the company because Breeze was not at fault for a partial collapse at a demolition site that killed a worker on March 22.

Through construction manager Lend Lease U.S. Construction LMB Inc., Columbia hired Breeze in August...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.