Summary Judgment for Employee of Transportation Company
Secured summary judgment for transportation company employee in a case before the Circuit Court of Cooper County, Missouri. At issue was a dispute over who was responsible for a vehicle fire that damaged plaintiff’s place of business. The fire was caused by gasoline igniting after allegedly being poured into a diesel fuel only tank powering a transport vehicle’s refrigeration unit. Plaintiff asserted claims of negligence, negligent misrepresentation and negligent failure to warn against the employee seeking to recover damages for the property damage it sustained in the fire. The Court found the transportation company employee did not owe plaintiff any duty.