October 1, 2008 | Mark Paradies

AP/CNN Report $28 Million Settlement in Big Dig Accident Fatality Case

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See:

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/09/30/bigdig.settlement.ap/index.html

The article says:

The main defendants in the lawsuit included companies that worked on the Big Dig — Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, Modern Continental Co., Gannett Fleming Inc.– and the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority.

Brad Henry, an attorney for Del Valle’s children, said the settlement resolves claims against all 15 defendants. It includes an earlier announcement from Powers Fasteners Inc., that it was paying $6 million.

The article also says:

The National Transportation Safety Board said in a 2007 report that the wrong type of epoxy was used. The report spread blame among Big Dig project manager Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, construction contractor Modern Continental, designer Gannett Fleming and Powers Fasteners, the firm that supplied the epoxy.

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