Road Construction Contractor Owed Duty of Care to Motorist

A highway contractor controlling traffic on a road on which it is performing construction owes a duty of care to a motorist who was rear-ended when forced to stop behind a car that wasn’t able to turn left at an intersection where traffic was backed up and stopped due...

Project Owner Not Liable for Injuries of Employee of Contractor

By Kent Holland A subcontractor’s employee suffered a horrible injury when removing an abandoned railroad bridge. After recovering almost $1.5 million in workers compensation, he sued the railroad company that had hired the prime contractor that hired the...