Employer liable for negligence of third-party subcontractor
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Nelhams v Sandells Maintenance Ltd and Gillespie (UK) Ltd (1996) 46 Con LR 40 CA (0 other reports)
In Nelhams v Sandells Maintenance Ltd and Gillespie (UK) Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that an employer is liable for an employee whose safety it has entrusted to a third party. But the employer is able to recover full indemnity from the third party, where the latter was wholly responsible for the accident.