8th Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment In Wrongful Death Suit

Mealey's (August 8, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — An Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 5 affirmed summary judgment in a suit where a contractor was electrocuted after stepping out of a changing area on an oil rig because the companies responsible for hiring the supervisor were not liable for the supervisor’s negligence because he was under contract (Margo Kronberg v. Oasis Petroleum North America LLC, et al., No. 15-1617, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14384).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160810-012Z.)

Judges Lavenski R. Smith, Steven M. Colloton...
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