Fla. City Sues Contractors Over Shoddy Construction Work

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The city of Jacksonville, Fla. has launched a suit against contractors it hired to build the city’s main downtown library and parking garage, saying that after the project was complete, it discovered numerous defects stemming from shoddy construction work.

Jacksonville brought the suit April 18 against Heery International Inc., Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP, the Auchter Co. Elkins Constructors Inc., Lodestar Construction Co. LLC and James E. Parris Jr. Inc., doing business as Auchter/Elkins/Lodestar/Parris, Joint Venture, claiming years after the project was completed, destructive and other...
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