Another lawsuit is looking for a lead plaintiff  in a brewing fight against Healthways over significant drops in the company’s share price… how many lawsuits does it take to constitute a bandwagon?
10-Q  from Genesco
10-Q  from CBRL Group
Corrections Corp.’s name surfaces in an article on the access of special interest groups  to presidential candidates
A new Tennessee export has been devised for those of you who have always wanted the President of the United States to open your beers. Well-known local artist Alan LeQuire, the sculptor behind Musica  and the statue of the goddess Athena in the Parthenon, has created the ‘Presidential Bottle Opener ’ featuring the face of George W. Bush, sculpted in clay and cast in stainless steel
In the interest of equal billing NashvillePost.com thought it was only fair, after yesterday’s article  on those companies bidding for the contractor job with the Nashville Convention Center, to provide examples of past troubles faced by others vying for the coveted contract.
Hunt Construction, like Clark, has had issues of its own with the City of Memphis: specifically with the construction of that city’s $70 million Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. Eventually Memphis agreed  to pony up for $500,000 to settle  a lawsuit the contractor filed over the city's alleged withholding of payments for the project.
Skanska, too, has recently had some issues involving a three-way controversy  with living-legend architect Frank Gehry and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the problems with the design and construction of the $300 million Stata Center for Computer, Information and Intelligence Sciences (great pic showing off Gehry’s whacked out design)
And finally, a subsidiary of the Chicago-based Walsh Group was at loggerheads briefly with the Virginia Dept. of Transportation over escalating costs  associated with a road improvement project in that state.
Bottom line; anybody and everybody in the construction industry has had issues of one form or another if they’ve been in business for any significant period of time.