Navigation Links
Gallagher Keenan Obtains $500,000 Settlement for ConArt, Inc. in Dispute with Florida Hotel Companies

Tampa law firm prevails in counterclaim against three plaintiffs who had filed lawsuit against ConArt as part of business dispute over work done on hotel construction projects

Tampa, Fla. (Lexis Nexis) December 2, 2009 -- The Tampa-based law firm of Gallagher Keenan, P.A. recently completed the settlement of a two-year legal dispute that resulted in a $500,000 award for the firm's client, ConArt, Inc.

ConArt, a Georgia-based precast concrete manufacturing company, had been contracted to provide materials that were to be used in three separate hotel construction projects in Florida. In 2007, the hotels filed an arbitration claim against ConArt, seeking combined damages in excess of $1.5 million for various breach of contract and performance complaints.

ConArt retained J. David Gallagher and Michael P. "Mickey" Keenan, of Gallagher Keenan, PA for their extensive experience in complex business litigation in general and construction litigation in particular. Gallagher Keenan responded to the claim and filed a counterclaim for approximately $440,000 in alleged financial damages to ConArt.

In 2008, the matter went before a three-person arbitration panel. After a three-week hearing, the arbitrators unanimously declared ConArt to be the prevailing party in the case.

The plaintiffs sought to vacate the arbitration award in Florida State Court, but Gallagher Keenan successfully prevailed on its motion to dismiss. The case, Laxmi Augusta National Hotel II, Ltd., Laxmi Augusta National Hotel III, Ltd., Spanish Springs, Ltd. v. Conart, Inc. (Docket No. 08-CA-26752), was filed in the Ninth Circuit, Orange County, Fla. Complex Business Litigation Court. The parties then entered settlement negotiations, which ultimately resulted in a $500,000 payment to ConArt.

"We have a successful track record of representing construction companies, general contractors and subcontractors throughout West Florida in their construction litigation needs," said Keenan. "What makes our firm unique is that we offer skilled legal services for plaintiffs and defendants, as well as individuals and companies. This scope of experience allows us to make sure that our clients receive the kind of individualized attention from our attorneys and staff that meets their special needs."

For more information about Gallagher Keenan, please call 813.217.5706 or go to


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Sellers Group LLC
2. Julie Gallagher Joins Akerman Senterfitts Healthcare Practice
3. QHR, Gallagher Partnership Yields More Thank $4 Million for QHR Hospital Clients
4. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Life Insurance Strategies
5. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Healthcare Risk Solutions, LLC
6. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Taylor Benefits
7. CG Technology is Now Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group
8. Annual Keenan Summit Addresses Challenges and Opportunities in Health Care
9. Galfand Berger Personal Injury Lawyer Richard Jurewicz Obtains Record Recovery In Berks County
10. Stematix™ Obtains Exclusive License to Regenexx™ Stem Cell Procedure Treating Musculoskeletal Diseases in Latin America
11. Karmanos Cancer Institute Immunology Researcher Obtains Nearly $1 Million National Institutes of Health Grant
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/12/2015)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2015 ... ... on August 19, 2015, high school aged female athletes, particularly in ... developing potentially sidelining repetitive motion and mechanical overuse injuries than male peers in ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... ... 2015 , ... According to an article published September 27th by ... way to save money on the healthcare needs of patients across the country. Especially ... call visits can often effectively eliminate the need to go in and out of ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... ... October 12, 2015 , ... According to an article ... of San Antonio, Texas recommended that any high-rises in the city limits that do ... going forward. The article explains that it wasn’t until 1982 that the city started ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... ... 12, 2015 , ... The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has awarded $846,600 ... and enhancing the quality of life in the Garden State. The grants, representing the ... , The charitable arm of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... ... October 12, 2015 , ... AcousticSheep LLC, creators of ... in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October, ... a SleepPhones® Classic product to a breast cancer patient at the Cleveland Clinic. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2015)... CINCINNATI , Oct. 12, 2015 A ... hearing impaired children can predict whether they will develop ... surgery, according to a study in the journal ... --> In the journal,s Oct. 12 ... say their computer program determines how specific regions of ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... Oct. 12, 2015 CorVascular Diagnostics, ... medical technology company that designs and distributes ... it has entered into a collaboration and ... dedicated to producing devices, software and services ... PAD-IQ®, developed and produced by Vasamed, provides ...
(Date:10/12/2015)... PUNE, India , October 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... The Plague - Pipeline Review, H2 2015 ... helps strengthen plague R&D pipelines by identifying new ... products. . --> ... report on Plague pipeline spread across 62 pages, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: