November 03, 2011

Court: Contractors liable for what their subs do (Jackson Sun)

A ruling from the Tennessee Supreme Court last week made it easier for homeowners to hold contractors responsible for shoddy work by subcontractors. The court has found that contractors have a duty to perform services in a "careful, skillful, diligent and workmanlike manner" that can't be fully delegated to another contractor they hire.

Read more about the issues that led up to the decision in the Tennessee Bar Journal.

The Jackson Sun carried this AP story