No. 87-5545.

857 F.2d 981 (1988)

CRAWFORD PAINTING & DRYWALL COMPANY, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. J.W. BATESON CO., INC., Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

August 10, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jerry P. Jones, G. Luke Ashley, Madeline B. Johnson, Dallas, Tex., for defendant-appellant.

John M. Wickwire, Vienna, Va., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before WISDOM, REAVLEY and POLITZ, Circuit Judges.

REAVLEY, Circuit Judge:

Claiming breach of contract, fraud, negligence and civil RICO violations, the subcontractor who lost money on a large construction contract has recovered over $7,000,000 by the district court's judgment. Finding no legal basis for a recovery, we reverse the judgment and dismiss the cause.


J.W. Bateson Co., Inc. executed a contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers on September 19, 1976 to do extensive...

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