Loconte Partners, LLC v. Montgomery & Associates, Inc. and Landmark American Ins. Co.
Peter J. Wanek received a defense verdict in the defense of a commercial roofing contractor who applied a sprayed polyurethane foam roofing system in contiguous warehouse buildings owned by the plaintiff. Plaintiff claimed that the roofs were defective and caused damage to the interior, as well as caused certain economic losses to its business. The plaintiff claimed damages to the roof in the amount of approximately $540,000, as well as additional incidental damages of just under $200,000. The jury in St. Bernard parish deliberated less than an hour before rendering a verdict for the defendants.