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By Brandon R. Clark

A federal jury in the Northern District of Illinois recently awarded nearly $23 million to the developer of a luxury hotel in Chicago’s trendy West Loop arising from multiple breaches of contract and fraud by its design-builder.  What is particularly striking about the judgment in NHC LLC v. Centaur Construction Co. Inc., et al., No.

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By Annie D. Rosenthal

Earlier this year, the Second District Court of Appeal of Florida held that a “no damages for delay” clause “will not be enforced in the face of governmental fraud, bad faith, or active interference with performance under the contract.” Sarasota County, Fla. v. Southern Underground Industries, Inc., 333 So. 3d 285 (Fla. 2d DCA 2022) (emphasis in original) (internal citations omitted).

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By Gregory M. Boucher

A recent decision from the United States District Court for Massachusetts held a contractor and its owner personally liable for failing to pay a subcontractor and held that the contractor was liable for millions in damages to the owner resulting from owner’s termination of the contractor for cause. See BRT Mgmt. LLC v. Malden Storage, LLC, No. CV 17-10005-FDS, 2021 WL 4133298 (D. Mass. Sept. 10, 2021).