By Adam Rhodes (January 14, 2019, 4:02 PM EST) -- Atlanta Falcons stadium project subcontractor Corning Optical Communications on Friday urged a Georgia federal court to dismiss negligence and tort claims against it in IBM's suit accusing it of botching the design and installation of a state-of-the-art cell network.
In a brief accompanying Corning's Friday motion, the wireless technology company argued that the claims either are barred by the economic loss rule or a so-called merger clause in the contracts, or cannot be assigned to the hardware giant by the NFL team or the prime contractor on the project, HHRM.
"IBM attempts to ignore the terms specified in its contract with...
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