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California Supreme Court Holds Injured Employee of Independent Contractor Cannot Sue the Contractor’s Hirer for Injury Caused by Cal/OSHA Violation

When the employee of an independent contractor suffers an injury on the jobsite, can the employee recover damages from the entity or individual who hired that independent contractor? This question was raised in an opinion issued by the California Supreme Court last month, Seabright Insurance Company v. US Airways, Inc. The Supreme Court in that Read more