Helena Assocs., LLC v. EFCO Corp.
U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39977 (S.D.N.Y. May 14, 2008)
Owner, The Helena Associates, LLC contracted with EFCO Corporation for the work, materials and installation of aluminum windows in the construction of The Helena, a high-rise residential building in New York City. Helena brought a breach of contract action against EFCO alleging that EFCO had failed to comply with project schedules, caused delay to the project, and failed to provide sufficient manpower and supervision. Helena claimed damages in excess of $6.7 million. EFCO denied Helena’s claims arguing that the delays were caused by factors outside of its control and within the control of parties for whom Helena was responsible, and asserted a counterclaim for additional work of approximately $875 thousand. EFCO moved for partial summary judgment.
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