What to do if there was an injury at my small business but it was someone that I did not hire?

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What to do if there was an injury at my small business but it was someone that I did not hire?

However, I hired a subcontractor. It was this subcontractor who brought in the person that was injured on the job.

Asked on November 14, 2013 under Business Law, Louisiana

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

It sounds like the person who was injured has a worker's compensation claim agains the subcontractor's worker's compensation insurance.  The injured person could only sue you if your negligence is what caused his injury.


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