It is not uncommon for a company in the business of supplying concrete to use a pumper so that its concrete can get from the truck to the actual pour site. This happens most often when the concrete truck can’t drive close enough to where the concrete is needed. Agreement with Unenforceable Provision In one such instance, a concrete company rented a pumper and was using it at a job site when a construction worker was struck and injured by the pumper’s hose. Claims were filed against both the concrete company and the rental company that supplied the pumper. The ... Read more
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The owners of a barn damaged by hurricane winds hired an independent contractor to demolish the structure. The owners suggested that the contractor stack the old roof panels on the ground. To do this, the contractor decided to have his employees climb on the damaged roof and remove the panels. But in no time, one of them fell through a weakened roof panel. Suit followed, accusing the owners of negligence and of providing an unsafe place to work. Who’s responsible? What makes an independent contractor independent? One who hires an independent contractor is not generally liable for injuries unless he ... Read more