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


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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