Lightfoot Attorneys Win Surety Bond Appeal in the Alabama Supreme Court
Oct 11, 2010 Birmingham, Ala.
Lightfoot attorneys Chris King and Nikaa Jordan , along with Carter B. Reid at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP in Washington, DC, represented St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. in an appeal from a summary judgment entered in St. Paul's favor in a lawsuit brought by the Public Building Authority of the City of Huntsville to enforce the terms of a surety bond that contractors building the Huntsville City Jail had posted. On October 8, 2010, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that the Public Building Authority had failed to satisfy the conditions precedent to St. Paul's obligations under the terms of the $24.36 million bond and released St. Paul from the bond in its entirety. To read more about the opinion , please click here. The enitre opinion is available here.