Fifth Circuit Certifies Question on Subrogation Waiver to Mississippi Supreme Court

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed an interlocutory appeal to ask how the Supreme Court of Mississippi would interpret the subrogation waiver in the American Institute of Architects Document A201-2007. The waiver, which intends to limit litigation, generates much litigation not just in Mississippi but around the country. The specific case in question involves a fire that broke out during construction at a Chickasaw County School. Read the details of the case and the confusion over what parts of the project might be covered under the contract’s subrogation waiver here.