NEW ORLEANS – A Florida subcontractor alleges it was damaged because an access road was not timely or properly designed in order for it to complete its work and is owed $5 million.
United States of America and GLF Construction Corp. filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Fedcon Joint Venture, David Boland Inc., JT Construction Enterprise Corp. and Western Surety Co. alleging that they breached the Miller Act Bond and breach of contract.
According to the complaint, GLF Construction was hired by Fedcon as a subcontractor on a project in Plaquemines Parish in 2014 and that an access road needed to be constructed for it to be able to complete the work it was hired to do.
The plaintiffs holds Fedcon Joint Venture, David Boland Inc. JT Construction Enterprise Corp. and Western Surety Co. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to timely and properly engineer, design, and construct the access road and work platforms, improperly terminated the subcontract agreement and failed to make payment in an amount of more than $5 million.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendants for all compensatory damages, plus interest and costs and such other relief that the court deems just and proper. They are represented by Mark W. Frilot and Matthew J. Guy of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC in Mandeville and Ira Libanoff and Jordan Nadel of Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Goldstein PA in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:16-cv-13022