Under Hawaii law a property owner who hires an independent contractor to perform construction work does not automatically free themselves from any responsibility for injuries caused by that contractor. Under some circumstances a property owner may be held jointly responsible with an independent contractor for job site accidents and dangerous construction practices. See, eg., Makaneole v. Gampon70 Haw. 501, 777 P.2d 1183 (1989) and "Makaneole v. Gampon: Site Owners Vicariously Liable for Negligence of Contractors and Their Employees". 12 UH L. Rev. 481.
Toddler at daycare injured in a dog attack in Riverside County, California. The injured infant received 180 stitches on her face, arms and stomach. It happened at a home being used as a daycare center on the mainland. The dog involved was a pit bull - which is probably the most dangerous breed of dog to humans. See, Pit bull attacked girl inside Hemet day care center
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