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Finding a Contractor: Subcontractor’s Insurance Recommendations

Scenario: John shows up to work one morning at a construction site and the first thing he does is trip over an extension cord. He hits his head on a concrete floor. He must go to the hospital for stitches, possibly sustains a concussion and might be held overnight for observation for lasting or permanent brain damage.

If John works for a subcontractor, who is liable: the subcontractor, the primary contractor, or the company employed to fix a hole in the wall? Chances are, each of them will be sued. All of them may very well have to pay damages. Read more.