Oklahoma Supreme Court Expands Professional Liability
Riggs, Richard, THE JOURNAL RECORD
In a January decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court significantly expanded the potential liability of architects involved in supervising public construction projects. In doing so, it may have expanded the potential liability of other professionals.
Boren v. Thompson & Associates arose out of the construction of a library by the Tyrone, Okla., school district. The case was brought by a subcontractor that had not been paid by the general contractor. The general contractor's liability to its subcontractor was apparently undisputed, but the case focused not on the general contractor's liability but on the liability of the school district's architect.
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Publication information: Article title: Oklahoma Supreme Court Expands Professional Liability. Contributors: Riggs, Richard - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: March 16, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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