7th Circuit Upholds Decision For Architect In Construction Contract Case

7th Circuit Upholds Decision For Architect In Construction Contract Case

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 31 affirmed a trial court's ruling regarding the terms of a construction contract, concluding that a hotel company was a "sophisticated and experienced commercial entity that understood the risks involved in the design and construction of a hotel and freely negotiated the limitation of liability clause" (SAMS Hotel Group LLC v. Environs Inc., No. 12-2979, 7th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 11047).

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