If I hire someone to put up some cabinets for me but they don’t have workman’s compensation and they are injured on the job, am I responsible?

Asked on July 27, 2012 under Personal Injury, Kentucky

Answers:

Leigh Anne Timiney / Timiney Law Firm

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It really depends upon the reason the accident happened.  Generally, you would not be responsible unless the injury occurred due to some negligence on your part or hazardous condition within your home.  If this is the case, your homeowners insurance could possibly help you with an injury claim.  If you are unsure, I would suggest contacting an attorney and seeking a consultation.  


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