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11/01/2018

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

04/01/2014

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

01/26/2011

John Schaberg Obtains Arbitration Award in Sewer Back-Up Case in St. Clair County, Illinois

Case – Angela Barnes vs. City of O’Fallon and Mastec of North America

Defense Attorney – John Schaberg, St. Louis MO

 

On September 30, 2008 there was a city sanitary back-up in O’Fallon, Illinois. Resident Barnes claimed 3 inches of sewage on her lower level living space. Barnes called the city 4 hours after the back-up occurred. The jetter truck cleared the blockage within 30 minutes of call.

Plaintiff had to move from her rental house. Plaintiff claimed $12,000 loss of income from having to move and spend additional time driving her children from Belleville, IL to O’Fallon, IL to their school. Plaintiff also claimed loss of $10,000 in furnishings and moving expenses. Barnes asserted that city road construction caused the back-up.

Supreme Court ordered Rule 90 arbitration in St. Clair County, Illinois.

City employee testified the sanitary sewer was 50 feet away from construction site, consequently not affected by construction.   No evidence as to Mastec’s involvement. Arbitrators voted 2 to 1 in favor of our client, City of O’Fallon and construction company, Mastec.

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11/01/2018

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

04/01/2014

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

01/26/2011

John Schaberg Obtains Arbitration Award in Sewer Back-Up Case in St. Clair County, Illinois

Case – Angela Barnes vs. City of O’Fallon and Mastec of North America

Defense Attorney – John Schaberg, St. Louis MO

 

On September 30, 2008 there was a city sanitary back-up in O’Fallon, Illinois. Resident Barnes claimed 3 inches of sewage on her lower level living space. Barnes called the city 4 hours after the back-up occurred. The jetter truck cleared the blockage within 30 minutes of call.

Plaintiff had to move from her rental house. Plaintiff claimed $12,000 loss of income from having to move and spend additional time driving her children from Belleville, IL to O’Fallon, IL to their school. Plaintiff also claimed loss of $10,000 in furnishings and moving expenses. Barnes asserted that city road construction caused the back-up.

Supreme Court ordered Rule 90 arbitration in St. Clair County, Illinois.

City employee testified the sanitary sewer was 50 feet away from construction site, consequently not affected by construction.   No evidence as to Mastec’s involvement. Arbitrators voted 2 to 1 in favor of our client, City of O’Fallon and construction company, Mastec.

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11/01/2018

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

Roberts Perryman PC Welcomes New Associate Rachel Capel

04/01/2014

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

Roberts Perryman Presenting at the Truckload Carriers Association Safety & Security Division Meeting May 18-20, St. Louis MO

01/26/2011

John Schaberg Obtains Arbitration Award in Sewer Back-Up Case in St. Clair County, Illinois

Case – Angela Barnes vs. City of O’Fallon and Mastec of North America

Defense Attorney – John Schaberg, St. Louis MO

 

On September 30, 2008 there was a city sanitary back-up in O’Fallon, Illinois. Resident Barnes claimed 3 inches of sewage on her lower level living space. Barnes called the city 4 hours after the back-up occurred. The jetter truck cleared the blockage within 30 minutes of call.

Plaintiff had to move from her rental house. Plaintiff claimed $12,000 loss of income from having to move and spend additional time driving her children from Belleville, IL to O’Fallon, IL to their school. Plaintiff also claimed loss of $10,000 in furnishings and moving expenses. Barnes asserted that city road construction caused the back-up.

Supreme Court ordered Rule 90 arbitration in St. Clair County, Illinois.

City employee testified the sanitary sewer was 50 feet away from construction site, consequently not affected by construction.   No evidence as to Mastec’s involvement. Arbitrators voted 2 to 1 in favor of our client, City of O’Fallon and construction company, Mastec.

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