Archive: January 10, 2008

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Architects Do Not Owe Special Duty of Care to Construction Workers

Architects Do Not Owe Special Duty of Care to Construction Workers

Leyden v. Spaulding & Slye Co., Inc., 2008 WL 241085 (Mass. Super. Ct. Jan. 3, 2008)

In this case the Superior Court granted an architect’s motion for summary judgment on claims brought against it by a construction worker for personal injuries sustained when the worker fell through a collapsed sump pump grate.  The defendant architect argued it was entitled to summary judgment because it owed no duty of care to the plaintiff. Read More

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