County Filed Courthouse Construction Suit Too Late: NJ Court

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel Tuesday refused to revive a suit filed by officials from Cumberland County, N.J., against Gilbane Building Co. for alleged negligence in supervising a renovation of the county’s courthouse, saying the county’s filing wasn’t timely.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed a lower court’s summary judgment in favor of Gilbane, which supervised a renovation and expansion of Cumberland County’s courthouse between 1993 and 1995, booting the claim from the county’s Board...
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