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Negligence – Workers' Comp Bar – Contractor Accident (access required)

An employee of a framing contractor hired for construction of a home, who was injured when he fell during placement of roof trusses, is barred under the workers' comp exclusivity provision from suing in negligence. Defendants are the owner and operator of the crane being used to position the trusses. At the time of his fall, ...