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Retrial Results In Verdict On Breach Of Contract Claim But Not Discrimination

Published by on August 19, 2012

A federal jury has awarded Carnell Construction Corp. $900,000 in a breach of contract suit, but found no evidence to support claims of racial discrimination.  In a second trial against the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority, the DRHA was charged with nonpayment of extra work and terminating Carnell from a federally funded project without cause.  […]

A federal jury has awarded Carnell Construction Corp. $900,000 in a breach of contract suit, but found no evidence to support claims of racial discrimination.  In a second trial against the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority, the DRHA was charged with nonpayment of extra work and terminating Carnell from a federally funded project without cause.  Carnell was originally awarded a verdict of $3.17 million in a lawsuit that alleged it that DRHA executive had racially discriminated against it.  Read about the trial here.  Our previous post about the initial trial can be found here.

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