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Legal Alert - Even After Work is Completed and Accepted by the Project Owner, Contractors Have an Ongoing Duty to Maintain Construction Site Conditions

01/17/2013

by Jonathan M. Allen

On November 21, 2012, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued a decision with potentially far-reaching implications. In Collard v. Vista Paving Corp., 2012 COA 208 (2012), the court concluded that contractors have a duty to warn of potential dangers at a construction site resulting from their work after the work has been accepted by the owner of the project and the contractor is allowed to leave the site.

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