Rad and D’Aprile, Inc. v. Arnell Construction Corp, No. 502464/14, 2019 BL 131606 (NY. Sup. Ct. April 3, 2019)
In June of 2001, Arnell Construction Corp. (“Arnell”) entered into a prime contract to build two sanitation garages in Brooklyn for the New York City Department of Sanitation (the “City”). Arnell subcontracted the project’s masonry work to Rad and D’Aprile, Inc. (“Rad”). After execution of the subcontract, Rad was informed that the start of work would be delayed because the City had not yet obtained ownership or access to all portions of the site. When its work did commence, only limited portions of the site were available. This caused inefficiencies in Rad’s work and caused it to incur increased costs.