Lawsuit

Tappan Zee Constructors LLC (TZC) and its law firm, Peckar & Abramson P.C, have filed a lawsuit against the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) concerning the release of certain documents related to the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. According to the lawsuit, which was filed with the Albany (N.Y.) County Clerk on Nov.

The Ohio Supreme Court issued a seminal decision recently further limiting insurance coverage for construction defects in Ohio Northern University v. Charles Construction Services, Inc. The decision held that the general contractor was not entitled to a defense or coverage on a claim relating to construction defect, even for resulting damages — contrary to the majority of other states.

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, a nonprofit, is suing the state of Pennsylvania and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) over the replacement of a historic bridge that has spanned the Tinicum Creek since the War of 1812. PennDOT has been trying to replace the Headquarters Road Bridge's stone foundation for the last 10 years due to its age — the bridge has been closed since 2011, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota sued the Trump administration Sept. 10, claiming that approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline did not adequately analyze potential damage to cultural sites from spills and during construction.

In court on June 4, the Florida DOT (FDOT) tried to block the public and media from seeing the records that could show the cause of the fatal FIU bridge collapse in March. FDOT requested that Judge John Cooper of the Leon County Circuit Court dismiss a lawsuit by the Miami Herald, which urged the state of Florida to turn over documents including emails, meeting minutes and additional records detailing the bridge's construction and design, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in connection with a class-action lawsuit they brought against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The lawsuit, filed in March along with the National Motorists Association, is for excessive toll increases that place an undue burden on interstate commerce while improperly diverting toll revenue to other projects unrelated to the turnpike.

Dakota Access Pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners filed a lawsuit Aug. 22, against Greenpeace, Earth First!, BankTrack and other environmental groups, saying they caused in the pipeline's construction, NPR reported. Energy Transfer Partners said in the lawsuit that the groups brought “billions of dollars of damage” through “criminal activity and campaigns of misinformation” to the project.

The fix was in, the die was cast, the deck was stacked — and a priceless piece of American history that survived the Revolutionary War never stood a chance against a highway construction project. That's the contention of a lawsuit filed in U.S.

A contractor is suing the Mississippi Development Authority, construction-project managers and engineering firms over a $50 million contract that went awry at the state Port of Gulfport. Southern Industrial Contractors of Rayville, La., claims in a federal lawsuit that MDA and port construction and engineering firms were negligent in the design and administration of a project to build a transit shed on the refurbished and expanded West Pier.