Archive: October 1, 2011

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Standards Applicable to Construction Site Safety, Conditions and Injuries

Standards Applicable to Construction Site Safety, Conditions and Injuries

Cain v. Bovis Lend Lease, Inc., 817 F. Supp. 2d 1251  (D. Or. 2011)

A subcontractor employee fell from a ladder at a hospital renovation site and suffered injuries.  The injured worker sued the hospital, the renovation general contractor, the ladder fabricator (a subcontractor) and the architect.  The worker’s direct employer was statutorily immune from liability.  The case is the review of summary judgment motions by all parties resulting in a recommended series of decisions by a federal magistrate.

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