General Contractors Can Be Sued by a Subcontractor’s Injured Employee

2018-04-23T23:55:12-05:00October 29th, 2014|Construction Contractor Advisor, General Contractor Concerns|

Looking for assistance with a construction problem? General contractors that exercise control over the worksite can be sued by a subcontractor’s injured employee. The Nebraska Supreme Court’s recent opinion, Gaytan v. Wal-Mart, should serve as a reminder that general contractors may be responsible for the safety of all workers on a job site. In this case, a roofing subcontractor’s employee died after falling through the roof of the [...]