Hultgren Construction News

Remodeler of Collapsed South Dakota Building Files for Bankruptcy

The Sioux Falls company that was remodeling the Copper Lounge building when it collapsed in December 2016 has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Argus Leader reports Hultgren Construction’s Chapter 11 filing will enable the company to reorganize as it faces …

Survivor of South Dakota Building Collapse Sues Developer, Construction Company

A woman who survived beneath rubble for hours after a 2016 building collapse in Sioux Falls is suing the developer and construction company. Emily Fodness was sleeping in an apartment above the Copper Lounge in December 2016 when Hultgren Construction …

Family Sues Companies Over 2016 Sioux Falls Building Collapse

The family of a man who died in a 2016 Sioux Falls, S.D., building collapse has filed two lawsuits alleging the developer and construction company were responsible for the tragedy. Construction worker Ethan McMahon died Dec. 2, 2016, in the …

OSHA: South Dakota Firm Ignored Safety Rules Before Deadly Building Collapse

A construction company that was remodeling a historic downtown Sioux Falls, S.D., building when it collapsed and killed a worker willfully ignored precautions, federal workplace safety officials allege. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on April 30 issued two …

Liabilities Mount in Wake of Sioux Falls Building Collapse

The parties who have a potential legal claim in the fatal collapse of a building in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D., have had a final opportunity to inspect the ruins before crews start removing critical pieces of the building. Lawyers and …