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Negligence: Power Line Accident-Independent Contractor-Strict Liability

Where a plaintiff, who was injured working on high-voltage power lines, brought claims including negligence and strict liability against the electric cooperative defendant, the plaintiff’s employer was an independent contractor, and the defendant did not exercise the type of control ...

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Contracts: Independent Contractor-Lien Rights-Construction Lien

Where a manager hired by an oil company to manage and expand its business filed a constriction-lien statement when he left the company and a subsequent lawsuit alleging claims that included breach of contract, fraud, promissory estoppel and unjust enrichment, ...

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Torts: Fair Labor Standards Act-Standing-Independent Contractor

  Where a plaintiff sued his former employer claiming that he was terminated in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Minnesota Whistleblower Act as retaliation for his legal action against the company, summary judgment for the defendants is ...

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Negligence: Personal Injury-Faulty Stairs-Independent Contractor

  Where a truck driver, who was injured in a fall from a faulty stairway while checking water levels in the defendant’s holding tanks, challenged the dismissal of his personal-injury action, the truck driver worked for an independent contractor employed ...

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Employer – Employee : Wrongful Discharge – Public Policy – Independent Contractor

Bishop & Associates, LLC v. Ameren Corporation (MLW No. 70705/Case No. SC95658 – 17 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; Fischer, Stith, Draper, Wilson and Russell, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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