DisputeSoft was engaged by Blue Line Media, Inc. to consult and testify in the matter of Blue Line Media, Inc. v. Redmon Group, Inc.
Blue Line Media engaged Redmon Group to develop a law enforcement job posting website and brought suit in the Circuit Court of the City of Alexandria, Virginia over Redmon Group’s failure to complete the project. This landmark case was the first major case involving the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) and resulted in a $1.1 million verdict for Blue Line Media.
In the absence of or in addition to contractual obligations, UCITA prescribes, inter alia, an implied warranty of merchantability and a good faith standard of care in the development of customized software. UCITA also provides for damages over and above monies exchanged.