Contractor Negligence

Construction workers and architects viewed from above

On March 15, 2018, a pedestrian bridge under construction in Florida collapsed killing one employee, permanently disabling another, and causing fatal injuries to five motorists who were traveling underneath. The bridge was strategically constructed on Florida International University’s campus to facilitate accessibility for students who walked to the campus from the adjourning…

Do Truckers Obey a Different Set of Laws? Drivers in every state need a valid license to drive legally on public roads. The law that governs the licensing of most drivers is determined by each state, although most states adhere to the Uniform Vehicle Code. Uniformity of licensing laws assures that a driver who is duly licensed…

Contractor Negligence A Gwinnett County, Georgia jury recently decided that an improperly installed window was responsible for the death of independent contractor, Wade Blackwell. Blackwell was asked to give the building owner a quote for the cost of replacing trim around an attic window. Blackwell was inspecting the trim when he…