Manufacturer Says Contract’s ‘Force Majeure’ Provision Does Not Apply to Pandemics
January 15, 2021
LOS ANGELES — A Houston metal manufacturer has sued a “green technology” firm in California federal court, asserting that the firm cannot rely upon a “force majeure” provision to avoid paying more than $4 million in sums owed under a manufacturing contract.
In a Jan. 12 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, G&H Diversified Manufacturing LP says the manufacturing contract’s “force majeure” clause does not address epidemics or pandemics, only “acts of God, acts of war, riot, fire, explosion, flood or sabotage.”
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- Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP