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Negligence – Construction Worker – Independent Contractor (access required)

A landowner who hired an independent contractor to dig under a highway right-of-way, with VDOT permission, to connect a waterline to a business, cannot be sued for negligence in the death of a sub’s construction worker, who was killed when two defendant drivers in separate vehicles drove past a flagman and into the lighted construction ...