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General contractors in Connecticut



They're scrambling to respond after the state's high court ruled (PDF) that -- in contrast to the way most other states handle the issue -- they can face unlimited liability for injuries to subcontractors' employees. The ruling "turned some 150 pending plaintiff's cases from losers to winners," says the injured worker's lawyer. (Connecticut Law Tribune; Construction Law Blog; Jordan Barab; ABC).

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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