Scott Lyford

Black & Vernooy Architects v. Smith

Holding: Architect has no duty to third-parties related to undiscovered...

An Architect providing AIA Contract Administration sued by woman paralyzed when a balcony fell from a home. The subcontractor had used nails instead of bolts to attach it. The architect did not notice the lack of bolts during…more

| Construction Law, Professional Malpractice
Black & Vernooy Architects v. Smith

En Banc Opinion

Architects did not owe duty to third party based on contractual duty to owner to report known defects from site observations in connection with injury-causing defect that architect did not observe…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Professional Malpractice

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