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Southern District Federal Court Summary Judgment for Statutory Employer

On Feb. 21, 2019, Hugh Gillon obtained a summary judgment in a multi-party case arising from a work place accident wherein the employee of his client’s subcontractor was injured.  The Plaintiff was injured when attempting to move the forks on a forklift being used on the jobsite.  The court held that Mr. Gillon’s client was a statutory employer such that the Plaintiff’s claims against his client were barred by the exclusivity provisions of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act.

Laura Beth Lott