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Published May 11, 2012, 08:30 AM

Lawsuit against contractors over Minard Hall to be in court this week

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - NDSU's lawsuit against three contractors over the collapse of Minard Hall on campus make its way into a Cass County Courtroom this week. The lawsuit was filed In December.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - NDSU's lawsuit against three contractors over the collapse of Minard Hall on campus make its way into a Cass County Courtroom this week. The lawsuit was filed In December.

The university claims contractors failed to properly deal with soil testing and excavation beneath the hall's north end which collapsed in December 2009 in the midst of an $18 million expansion project.

Northern Technologies, JLG Architects and Heyer Engineering, all of Fargo, are defendants in the suit. Neither party would comment on whether they've explored a settlement or intend to push the issue to trial.

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