PITTSBURGH – A surety bond issuer alleges it was damaged by several contractors/subcontractors because of a breach of indemnity agreements.
Developers Surety and Indemnity Co. (Amtrust) filed a complaint on Oct. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Iron City Constructors Inc., Iron City Constructors Inc. as general partner of MV Holdings, Chrisellie Corp., et al. alleging breach of contract, breach of indemnity agreement and other counts.
According to the complaint, the defendants were either general contractors or subcontractors for projects in Pennsylvania. The suit states the defendants applied for surety credit from the plaintiff in 2009 and 2011.
The plaintiff holds Iron City Constructors Inc., Iron City Constructors Inc. as general partner of MV Holdings, Chrisellie Corp., et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly breached their contractual agreement with the plaintiff by failing to indemnify, exonerate and save the plaintiff from loss and reimburse it as demanded.
The plaintiff seeks damages, court costs, interest and any further relief the court grants. It is represented by W. Alan Torrance Jr. of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote P.C. in Pittsburgh.