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Florida Court Says Limitation of Liability In Consultant’s Contract Is Unenforceable Against Individual Consultant – Part 2

Posted in Economic Loss Rule, Florida, Limitation of Liability and Exculpatory Clauses, Negligence (Architectual and Engineering), States

In recent post, Florida Court Says Limitation of Liability In Consultant’s Contract Is Unenforceable Against Individual Consultant Part -1, we talked about the recent Florida case on limitations of liability in a consultant’s professional services contract – Witt v. La Gorce Country Club, Inc.   In that case, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal held that… Continue Reading

Florida Court Says Limitation of Liability In Consultant’s Contract Is Unenforcrable Against Individual Consultant – Part 1

Posted in Economic Loss Rule, Florida, Limitation of Liability and Exculpatory Clauses, Negligence (Architectual and Engineering), States

Yesterday, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals sitting in Miami issued their opinion in Witt v. La Gorce Country Club, Inc. holding that a limitation of liability in a consultant’s professional services contract is unenforceable. The Backstory La Gorce Country Club, Inc. (the "owner") wanted to improve the irrigation of their golf course using reverse… Continue Reading

Structural Engineer Wins Twin Malpractice Victories In Indianapolis Public Library Cases Part 2

Posted in Economic Loss Rule, Indiana, Negligence (Architectual and Engineering), States

In the last post we talked about the recent trial of the the the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s (the “owner”) fraud claims against against New York based Thornton Tomasetti Engineering, Inc. (the “structural engineer”).  Those claims stemmed from $50 Million in cost overruns to build the underground garage foundation of an addition to the Indianapolis… Continue Reading