Mellon v. Shriners Hospitals for Children

Mellon v. Shriners Hospitals for Children
2007 Mass. Super. LEXIS 188 (Mass. Super. Ct. June 26, 2007)
The Superior Court of Massachusetts recently considered whether an architect of record on a construction project owed a duty to a third party construction worker on the project for injuries sustained as a result of improper installation of grates. To resolve this issue, the Court found that the whether a duty was owed rested on the language of the architectural services agreement at issue and the level of control the Architect exerted on the job site.
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