PHILADELPHIA – An Arizona corporation claims it suffered millions in damages after a California corporation abandoned its work on a Philadelphia construction project.
Tutor Perini Building Corp. filed a complaint on July 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Jangho Curtain Wall Americas Co. LTD; Elicc Americas Corp., Ethan Li, The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania alleging breach of contract and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it entered into a subcontract with Jangho to perform curtain wall work on the Chestnut Street Tower in Philadelphia, a 34-story student housing facility, in 2012. It alleges that Jangho failed to properly perform and complete the project and ultimately abandoned it.
The plaintiff holds Jangho Curtain Wall Americas Co. LTD; Elicc Americas Corp., Ethan Li, The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania responsible because it allegedly incurred damages of $5.7 million as a result of Jangho's breach.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for all damages, punitive damages, interest, court costs and any further relief this court grants. It is represented by John R. Dingess and Brian R. Davidson of Dingess, Foster, Luciana, Davidson & Chleboski LLP in Pittsburgh.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-03068-CDJ