Fonseca v. Clark Constuction Group, LLC

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2014 IL App (1st) 130308
Decision Date: 
April 28, 2014
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co.,1st Div.
Justice: 
CUNNINGHAM
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Court properly entered summary judgment for general contractor in personal injury action filed by employee of drywall subcontractor who tripped and fell on electrical pipe on floor of hallway. General contractor, although it had general supervisory authority, did not exercise this authority and did not retain control over incidental aspects of electrical subcontractor's work Testimony of employees confirmed that electrical subcontractor was responsible to clean up its own debris and that it controlled means and methods of its own work during construction of building. (CONNORS and DELORT, concurring.)