Highway Contractor Loses Damages Appeal In Texas Court

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 6:31 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday refused to award a contractor the compensation it claimed it was owed by the Texas Department of Transportation for a highway construction project, saying the evidence indicated the company was not misled about the conditions of the project.

The court affirmed a lower court’s decision denying Granite Construction Co. its bid for nearly $1 million in damages for its subcontractor, ATS Drilling LP, after rejecting their claims that the site conditions were different from those laid out during the bidding...
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