City of Lowell prevails in suit brought by Grand Manor Condo Association

The City of Lowell dodged a $5 million bullet on Thursday when a jury ruled that the Grand Manor Condominium Association and dozens of unit owners missed a three-year statute of limitations to sue the city after it was discovered their homes were built on a contaminated former city dump.  After a weeklong trial and less than two days of deliberations, a Lowell Superior Court jury rejected the demand of the condo association and 40 condo owners in their 2012 lawsuit that the city pay each unit owner $79,000 or a total of about $3 million; the difference between property values pre-contamination and post-contamination.      Read the article………….