Monthly Archives: December 2015

U.S. District Court for Northern District of California Holds Engineer May Be Liable to Contractor for Breach of Professional Duty and Negligent Misrepresentation

Apex Directional Drilling, LLC v. SHN Consulting Eng’rs & Geologists, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105537 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 11, 2015) The United States District Court for the Northern District of California held that an engineer that prepares plans and … Continue reading

Posted in Engineer Liability, Negligence

Washington State Court Upholds Termination For Convenience Clause in Subcontract – Partial Performance Provides Adequate Consideration to Make Contractor’s Promise Not Illusory

SAK & Assocs. v. Ferguson Constr., Inc., 189 Wn. App. 405 (Wash. Ct. App. 2015) Ferguson Construction, Inc. (“General Contractor”) entered into a fixed sum contract (the “Subcontract”) with SAK & Associates (“Subcontractor”) to provide concrete materials and paving services … Continue reading

Posted in Termination