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Hanson Ready Mix sued for alleged defective ready-mix concrete


By Bree Gonzales | Aug 24, 2018

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CHARLESTON — A West Virginia corporation is suing Hanson Ready Mix Inc f/k/a Essroc Ready Mix Corp, Lehigh Hanson ECC Inc f/k/a Essroc Cement Corp, concrete/cement supplier, citing alleged negligence, breach of warranty, negligent misrepresentations and breach of contract.

Connect Inc filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they manufactured and sold a defective ready-mix concrete.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on Oct. 7, 2015, Connect Inc received a delivery from the defendant for the concrete ordered from the latter. The plaintiff at the time of ordering advised the specification of its requirements to which the defendant agreed to. However, the product that was delivered was defective. Plaintiff suffered from damages including but not limited to loss of time, material, equipment, labor, and investments. The plaintiff holds Hanson Ready Mix Inc f/k/a Essroc Ready Mix Corp, Lehigh Hanson ECC Inc f/k/a Essroc Cement Corp responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide the specified, agreed ready-mix concrete and failed to comply with their contract.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual and consequential damages, attorney's fee, court costs, interest, expert witness fees, engineering fees, analytical laboratory fees and punitive damages. 

Kanawha Circuit Court Case number 18-c-830

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