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Scaglione Inc. v. HBD Construction, Lauderman Lofts and Loftworks LLC

In  the matter of Scaglione Inc. v. HBD Construction, Lauderman Lofts and Loftworks LLC, Plaintiff Steve Scaglione, alleged over $2.5 million dollars of damage to his building as a result of the negligent design and construction of an adjacent building by HBD, Lauderman and Loftworks.

Owner and Developer (Lauderman/ Loftworks respectively) were represented by James E. Godfrey and Katherine Smith of Evans & Dixon. Godfrey successfully used the Plaintiff’s own exhibits against him, and more than three hours of deliberation, the St. Louis City jury returned with a verdict for $1.3 million dollarsagainst the Contractor.  The jury exonerated the Developer entirely.