Summary Judgment Win in Construction Defect Case

Cara Passaro and Tim Murphy won Summary Judgment in South Dakota Federal Court on 10 of 11 claims against Stich Angell’s client in a case involving a grain bin collapse, the claimed damages for which exceeded $5.5 million. The Court determined that the claims related to the initial sale and erection of the Bin, including claims for fraudulent concealment and misrepresentation, were barred under the statutes of limitations and the statute of repose. The Court further found that a purported verbal express warranty was barred under the statute of frauds.