Bassford Remele is a full-service litigation firm that devotes its practice exclusively to providing trial and appellate repreesntation for local, national, and international clients in a wide array of business litigation.
Bassford Remele routinely represents local and national professionals and their insurers in professional liability litigation. This representation includes contractors, engineers, architects, brokers, agents, directors and officers, and others.
Representative/Published Case: National Hydro Systems, a Div. of McNish Corp. v. M.A. Mortenson Co., 507 N.W.2d 27 (Minn. App. 1993). Subcontractor on wastewater treatment plant expansion project sued engineer for compensation costs allegedly arising from negligently prepared equipment specifications. The District Court entered summary judgment for the engineer, finding that circuitry of subcontractor's indemnification obligations rendered subcontractor's claim against engineer pointless. Subcontractor appealed. The Court of Appeals held that indemnity provision in contract governing project did not require contractor to indemnify engineer for claim against engineer based on engineer's own negligence. The Supreme Court reversed and remanded.
Representative Client: URS - one of the largest engineering design firms worldwide. Bassford Remele representation includes a variety of claims: