A sub-contractor would owe a duty of care to the main contractor and the insurer be entitled to stand subrogated to the main contractor where the sub-contractor was not nominated as being exempt from such duty in the insurance.
Lord Lloyd of Berwick, Lord Mackay of Clashfern, Lord Mustill, Lord Cookeof Thorndon, Lord Hutton
Times 11-Dec-1998, Gazette 27-Jan-1999,  UKHL 46
Appeal from – British Telecommunications Plc v James Thomson and Sons (Engineers) Ltd IHCS 28-Jan-1997
Main contractor’s insurance against a sub-contractor’s negligence relieved the sub-contractor of his duty of care. . .
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Updated: 23 May 2022; Ref: scu.135157