Fed. Claims Court Sends $3.7M Miami Dredging Row To Trial

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims refused to grant summary judgment on Friday to either the government or Weston/Bean Joint Venture in a suit seeking $3.7 million for work WBJV performed dredging the Miami River, saying a trial was necessary.

The court said that questions of material fact appear to exist in WBJV's claims that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' contract roped the company into work that stretched beyond the scope of the job, which called for the removal of some 750,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 5.5-mile tract of a federal navigation channel in Florida.

WBJV claims the...

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