Ga. Building Co. Says Missing Affidavit Ends Contract Suit

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Law360 (April 7, 2021, 6:27 PM EDT) — A Georgia construction company asked the Georgia State-wide Business Court on Wednesday to toss a contract breach suit alleging it defectively designed and built a large warehouse near the Port of Savannah, saying the owner’s failure to include an expert affidavit ends its complaint.

Arco Design/Build LLC said Georgia law requires an expert affidavit to be filed with complaints of professional malpractice against companies allegedly liable for an action or inaction of a state-licensed professional. Arco said that includes the suit filed against it in late October by Savannah Green I Owner LLC, the Connecticut company it contracted with on the…

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