Active vs. Passive Negligence on the Construction Project

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If you work on a North Carolina construction project, you, too, are in "the whole hog" if you are negligent. That is, if you are negligent at all, you are on the hook for the full lot. While generally, joint tort-feasors (that is, two negligent parties who are jointly & severally liable) are not entitled to indemnity from one another, there are exceptions. This article discusses one such exception-- the passively negligent party.

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