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No Expert Needed To Blame Designer For Failing To Satisfy Building Codes

Friday, June 18, 2010 01:36 am


Negligent Design

Lillibridge Health Care Services, Inc. v. Hunton Brady Architects, P.A. and Heery International, Inc., 2010 U.S.

Dist. Lexis 34210 (D. Fl. April 7, 2010)

An architect's obligation to ensure building design was up to code put it on the hook for extra costs incurred when the state rejected that design.

Hunton Brady Architects, P.A. (Hunton Brady) contracted to help Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc. (Lillibridge) build a medical office building in Florida.Hunton Brady was to use drawings created by an independent architect to "complete design development and construction documents" for the building's shell. Hunton Brady's contractual duties included "structural, architectural,electrical, mechanical, and plumbing plans and details ? suitab [...]

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