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Premises Liability Exposure in Construction Injury Cases

IDC Quarterly Vol. 15, No. 1 (15.1.50)

Summary: This articles continues the analysis of the various theoretical grounds used by plaintiffs in pursuing construction injury cases. It points out in addition to Section 414 plaintiffs utilize premises liability concepts in seeking recovery. Bieruta v. Klein Creek Corp., 331 Ill. App. 3d 269 (2002). To be consistent with its predecessors, the article points out and emphasizes the requirement in both 414 and premises liability cases that the plaintiff prove that the hazardous condition was known to or should have been recognized by the defendant. Read More