Architect, Engineer & Design Professional Liability


Experience in Architect, Engineer & Design Professional Liability

Improper Commercial Property Inspection Against Engineering Consulting Firm

Represented engineering firm in litigation involving professional negligence concerning commercial property inspection for mold and environmental contaminants. Obtained dismissal of plaintiff's claims before discovery based on limitation of liability clause in parties' contract.

Architect's Failure to Supervise Construction SiteSuccessfully defended architect for alleged failure to properly supervise construction site and implement safety procedures in lawsuit by laborer who sustained catastrophic injuries from three-story fall.

Litigation Arising Out of Condominium Inspection to Determine Cause of Water InfiltrationObtained early dismissal with prejudice of condominium association's claims against engineering firm for alleged improper inspection of high rise involving water infiltration. Dismissal entered before discovery based on statute of limitations and limitation of liability clause in parties' contract.

World Trade Center Claims

Represented domestic insurers for architects and engineers in claims arising from injuries to responders at World Trade Center disaster site.

Lawsuit Alleging Errors and Omission Regarding Engineering Firm Design Plans

Successfully challenged Wisconsin court's personal jurisdiction over North Carolina engineering firm that designed plans in North Carolina for a Wisconsin owner.

Design Defect Litigation Against Architectural FirmObtained dismissal with prejudice of personal injury claims involving malpractice against architecture firm for design of commercial structures located at Edens Plaza.

Design Defect Claim Against Architect of Public Riverwalk by Pedestrian Alleging Traumatic Brain Injury Represented architectural firm in litigation arising out of design of public riverwalk in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Successfully resolved personal injury claim involving fall from steps resulting in traumatic brain injury, memory loss and loss of earning capacity.

Architect Malpractice Claims Involving Land Development Project

Obtained summary judgment on negligence claims related to design of residential subdivision in McHenry, Illinois.

Construction Litigation Involving Passenger Terminal at Chicago-O'Hare International AirportRepresented architect and engineering firm in suit arising from design and construction disputes during construction of passenger terminal and new facades at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport. Litigation resulted in favorable settlement of $100 million claim.

Design Defect Claim Against Architect of Panera Bread Restaurant for Alleged Traumatic Brain InjuryObtained dismissal with prejudice of personal injury claim involving traumatic brain injury related to architectural design of Panera Bread Restaurant located in Wilmette, Illinois.

Negligent Performance of Construction ActionDefended a general contractor against claims for breach of contract and negligent performance of construction in action seeking in excess of $1 million in damages.

Architect Malpractice Claim Involving Mold and Water InfiltrationObtained dismissal of breach of contract claims made against architect based upon design of residential structure.

Construction Litigation Arising Out of Design of Pedestrian Walkway and BridgeSuccessfully resolved personal injury lawsuit against engineering design firm for alleged negligent design of pedestrian walkway, bridge and shoring system.

Negligence Claim Against Architect Involving Allegedly Defective Parking Lot GateSuccessfully resolved personal injury lawsuit against architecture firm involving large, metal parking lot gate that swung open into traffic, piercing a vehicle's front windshield and striking the plaintiff.