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Contract – Parking Lot Design – Economic Loss Rule (access required)

A parking lot designer cannot use the “economic loss rule” to persuade a Fairfax Circuit Court to dismiss plaintiff recycling business’s suit alleging breach of contract/professional negligence. Defendant demurs, arguing that the economic loss rule precludes plaintiffs from asserting a professional negligence claim because defendant’s only obligation to plaintiffs arises from the parties’ contract, and plaintiffs’ ...