The language within the bill would eliminate lawsuits against landowners in situations where injury was caused by a third party, unless claimants can prove: (a) The conduct of said third party occurred on the property; (b) The conduct of the person who owns, leases, operates, maintains or manages the property actively and affirmatively, with a degree of conscious decision-making, impelled the conduct of said third party; and (c) The third party’s conduct proximately caused the economic and noneconomic damages suffered by the injured party.
The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that a homeowner's daughter was not party to, nor an intended beneficiary of a contract with a foundation contractor such that her claims were not subject to arbitration. The court ruled that she was not compelled to arbitrate and that her claims were ripe for adjudication in Perry County. On … Continue reading Mississippi Supreme Court Rules that Daughter is Not Compelled to Arbitration with her Contracting Parents in Construction Defect Case
OSHA has announced a 90 day delay in implementation of Silica regulations. Compliance has been set forward from 6/23 to 9/23.
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