LEE LEWIS CONSTR., INC. v. HARRISON, 99-0793
Evidence that general contractor at a construction site inspected subcontractors for safety precautions and approved of a subcontractor's safety precaution, which led to the death of a subcontractor employee, is sufficient to show general contractor retained control of the worksite.
- Argued 04/05/2000
- Decided 12/20/2001
- Published 12/20/2001
- Justice HANKINSON delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice PHILLIPS, Justice ENOCH, Justice BAKER, Justice O'NEILL, and Justice RODRIGUEZ joined.
- For Appellant:
- Michelle E. Robberson,R. Brent Cooper, Cooper & Scully, Dallas, Robert L. Craig, Jr., Hugh N. Lyle, Eric Gordon Walraven, Craig Terrill & Hale, Lubbock, for petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Joe L. Lovell, Lovell Lovell & Newsom, Amarillo, Carl V. Crow, Law Office of Carl V. Crow, Richard N. Countiss, Law Office of Richard N. Countiss, Kevin H. Dubose, David M. Gunn, Hogan Dubose & Townsend, L.L.P., Houston, Jonette M. Walker, David Hazlewood, Hazlewood & Hazlewood, for Lubbock, for respondents.