I'm A Laborer Who Was Just Injured On The Job And Am Receiving Workers' Comp. The General Contractor Knew About Safety Violations That Led To My Injuries, What Can Be Done?

May 11, 2018 - 8:00 am
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I'm a laborer who was just injured on the job and am receiving workers' comp. The general contractor knew about safety violations that led to my injuries, what can be done?

That is a perfect example of a third-party case. In that instance, if a general contractor under Illinois law has knowledge of unsafe conditions or unsafe practices or any violations by a subcontractor under their control - if they have notice, they now have a duty. That's the predicate to bringing a suit. Get more advice on Free Legal Fridays on WBBM Newsradio.

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