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Unformatted text preview: to. Two people were killed and the buildings contents were destroyed in the explosion. Masey, the buildings tenant, brought a lawsuit against Tube Art for work they lost in the explosion. Legal Issue: If a agent is an independent, is he liable for damages created? Decision: Judgment for Massey affirmed by the Court of Appeals of Washington. Reasoning: As Redford was an independent contractor, he has control how he does the job by the agency. However he gets his instructions from the agency he is working for. Because Tube Art determined the size and location of the hole Redford was to dig no error was made by Redford....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BSAD 3140 taught by Professor Fydrich during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Platteville.
- Spring '08